TITLE

Choriocarcinoma of the Stomach

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Fred R.; Barkin, Jamie S.; Hensley, George
PUB. DATE
January 1980
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1980, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 23-year old woman with primary choriocarcinoma of the stomach presented with abdominal pain and massive hepatomegaly. Serum levels of CEA and serum and urine levels of β-HCG were markedly elevated. Immunoperoxidase staining for CEA and HCG reveal both to be present in morphologically typical carcinoma cells. This suggests that serum β-HCG may be a useful tumor marker of gastric carcinoma.
ACCESSION #
16278334

 

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