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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp 694–695 | Cite as

Elevated CA 19-9 Caused by Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Review of the Benign Causes of Increased CA 19-9 Level

  • Javier L. Parra
  • Steven Kaplan
  • Jamie S. BarkinEmail author
Case Report

Keywords

pancreas colon cancer elevation of CA 19-9 levels Hashimoto’s thyroititis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier L. Parra
    • 1
  • Steven Kaplan
    • 1
  • Jamie S. Barkin
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Medicine/Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Division of GastroenterologyUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Mount Sinai Medical CenterMiami BeachUSA

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