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A 33-year-old female asked:

Chromogranin a 3000, no zollinger-ellison syndrome or men 1. ideas? egd, colonoscopy, sandostatin, (octreotide) ct. contrast. mystery

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Neuroendocrine: Chromogrannin A is a marker of a wide range of neuroendocrine tumors, including pheochromocytoma, carcinoid, others. There are false positives related to diet and meds, although 3000 seems very high (although you don't state the normal range). Your symptoms (?flushing; ?hypertensive spells) would help guide the workup. You need to see a doc who is expert in this.
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 46 years experience
B"sd my patient with chromoganin A"itis is on Aciphex - proton pump inhibitor - elevated levels have been described
Feb 12, 2016
Last updated Feb 12, 2016


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