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Question 3#

Insulinomas associated with the multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) 1 syndrome:

a. Do not usually require resection
b. Are sporadic in nature
c. Have a lower rate of recurrence
d. Are more likely to be malignant

Correct Answer is B

Comment:

Approximately 90% of insulinomas are sporadic, and 10% are associated with the multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) 1 syndrome. Insulinomas associated with the MENl syndrome are more likely to be multifocal and have a higher rate of recurrence