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Gastrin Stimulation Test Using Secretin (Secretin Test)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Some patients with peptic ulcer disease will have mildly elevated serum gastrin levels. The gastrin stimulation test following secretin injection can help distinguish patients with gastrinoma and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome from patients with secondary causes for the elevated gastrin levels.

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