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Pancreatic islet cell tumour in a patient with familial adenomatous polyposis.
  1. C J Stewart,
  2. C W Imrie,
  3. A K Foulis
  1. Department of Pathology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary.


    A case of familial adenomatous polyposis is reported in a 39 year old patient who underwent a Whipple's resection for adenoma of the duodenum. He subsequently developed a pancreatic glucagonoma. Endocrine neoplasia other than papillary carcinoma of thyroid has seldom been reported in association with FAP. The true incidence of islet cell tumours in FAP may be underestimated.

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