Presence of Serum α-1-Fetoprotein in Alcoholic Hepatitis

A. I. Miller, M. D. Moral, E. R. Schiff

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α Fetoprotein was detected in a patient with alcoholic hepatitis during the acute phase of the illness. The α fetoprotein was no longer detected as clinical improvement developed. No evidence of malignant disease was found after an extensive evaluation. This case represents another example of a non neoplastic disease associated with the presence of increased serum levels of α fetoprotein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-383
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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