Paediatric VIPoma: A Jamboree of Electrolytes [Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim]
Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. 2018; 46(2): 158-160 | DOI: 10.5152/TJAR.2017.22220  

Paediatric VIPoma: A Jamboree of Electrolytes

Amit Rastogi1, Vansh Priya2, Rudrashish Haldar1, Rameez Riaz3
1Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
2T.S Misra Medical College, Amausi, Lucknow, India
3Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences and Associated Hospitals, Srinagar, India

Vasoactive intestinal peptide secreting tumour (VIPoma) is a rare type of neuroendocrine tumour (NET), primarily located in the tail of pancreas. This type of tumour presents with myriad of metabolic and electrolyte misbalances in the preoperative period, mainly due to increased vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) levels. Perioperative management of patients with VIPoma is challenging, especially when dealing with paediatric patients. The anaesthetic management of a two-year-old girl who was selected for VIPoma resection is hereby presented.

Keywords: Diarrhoea, dyselectrolytemia, hypokalaemia


Amit Rastogi, Vansh Priya, Rudrashish Haldar, Rameez Riaz. Paediatric VIPoma: A Jamboree of Electrolytes. Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. 2018; 46(2): 158-160

Corresponding Author: Vansh Priya, India


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