Peritumoral steatosis associated with insulinomas: Appearance at imaging

Thomas D. Atwell, Ricardo V. Lloyd, David M. Nagorney, Jeff L. Fidler, James C. Andrews, Carl C. Reading

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We report three patients with insulinoma tumors and distinct peritumoral steatosis, well demonstrated with several imaging modalities. This unique appearance can aid in pre-operative diagnosis and guide biopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-574
Number of pages4
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • CT
  • Insulinoma
  • MRI
  • Steatosis
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology


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