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Criteria of Schoeniger-Hekele and Mueller for Using CA19-9 and CA125 to Diagnose Severe Liver Fibrosis in a Pateint with Noncholestatic Liver Disease

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests, complications

ICD-10:

K73, K74.0

Description:

Schoeniger-Hekele and Mueller used serum levels of the tumor markers CA 19-9 and CA 125 to identify patients with liver disease who have significant hepatic fibrosis. The use of these markers may reduce the need for liver biopsy in some patients. The authors are from the University of Vienna.

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