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Skin Diabetic with necrolytic skin lesion

A 46 yr old female develops a painful rash over her lower extremities. On physical examination, there are erythematous indurated lesions with crusting and scaling. Biopsy of the lesion shows superficial necrolysis. The patient's past medical history is significant for diabetes mellitus diagnosed six months ago and anemia diagnosed one month ago. Which of the following hormones is most likely to be elevated in this patient ?

A. Gastrin
B. Insulin
C. Glucagon
D. VIP
E. Somatostatin
F. PTHrP
G. ACTH
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necrolytic migratory erythema, stomatatitis, cheilosis and anaemia occurs in Glucagonoma.
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Glucagon
necrolytic migratory erythema, stomatatitis, cheilosis and anaemia occurs in Glucagonoma.
Yes its correct ! Its glucagonoma
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