Two Cases of the Same Family with the Unusual Elevation of CA19-9 Levels


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Uyanik M., Sertoglu E., Serdar M. A. , Aydin F. N. , Ozgurtas T., Kurt I.

ACTA MEDICA PORTUGUESA, vol.27, no.5, pp.657-660, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.20344/amp.5250
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA PORTUGUESA
  • Page Numbers: pp.657-660

Abstract

Introduction: Serum carbohydrate associated antigen (CA19-9) is widely used marker in clinical practice and shows small increases in a few benign diseases. Here we report two cases, a mother and her daughter with slightly elevated CA19-9 levels not accompanied by any clinical pathology.