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Which of the following tumours have an Increased elevation of placental immunohistochemical staining for placental alkaline phosphatase: (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Seminoma

B Hepatoblastoma

C Hepatocellular

D Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour

Ans. A i.e. Seminoma

Placental alkaline phosphatase is elevated in the following conditions:

a. Seminoma / Dysgerminoma b. Choriocarcinoma c. Third trimester of pregnancy.

Remember

Placental alkaline phosphatase is isoenzymes of alkaline phosphatase. It is the most heat resistant type of alkaline phosphatase.

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