Elevated carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in patients with true (epithelial) splenic cysts - Rare or Undiscovered?, Pulsus Group Inc
CANADIAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY
The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL)

Abstract

Note: (Optional)

Citation Builder

  •  
Return to Table of Contents
 
Brief Communication February 2001, Volume 15 Issue 2: 125-126
 

Elevated carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in patients with true (epithelial) splenic cysts - Rare or Undiscovered?

M Soudack | A Ben-Nun | C Toledano

Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 is a well known marker for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. However, its limitation is its nonspecificity, because elevated levels may be encountered in other gastrointestinal disorders, both benign and malignant. The following case is a patient with a true (epithelial) splenic cyst with elevated serum levels of carbohydrate antigen 19-9.

CA 19-9 | Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 | Splenic cyst
   Français   
          
Click to download PDF Reader
 
 




Copyright © Pulsus Group Inc.