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Neoplasia

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Which of the following has a normal level of alpha fetoprotein value in serum? (AIPG 2009)



A Ovarian dysgerminoma
B Hepatoblastoma

C Embryonal carcinoma
D Yolk sac tumor

Ans. A i.e. Ovarian dysgerminoma

Tumor markers that may be elevated in the presence of germ cell neoplasms.

Neoplasm

AFP

HCG

Dysgerminoma

-

+/-

Endodermal sinus tumor (yolk sac tumour)

+

-

Immature teratoma

+/-

-

Mixed germ cell tumor

+/-

+/-

Choriocarcinoma

-

+

Embryonal carcinoma

+/-

+

Remember: Cells of endodermal sinus / yolk sac tumor is rich in alpha 1 antitrypsin.

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