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Elevated α-fetoprotein and a pancreatic tumour
  1. K-L Liu1,
  2. Y-C Teng1,
  3. Y-Wn Tien2,
  4. J-T Lin3
  1. 1
    Department of Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Dr Jaw-Town Lin, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan; jawtown{at}ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION

A 47-year-old man without any discomfort was found to have elevated serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) of 41.0 ng/ml (normal range <20 ng/ml) during a health check-up in January 2000. Physical examination and laboratory data were non-contributory except …

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