A case of alpha-fetoprotein-producing adenocarcinoma of the endometrium with a hepatoid component as a potential source for alpha-fetoprotein in a postmenopausal woman.

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Although case reports of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP)-producing adenocarcinoma other than hepatocellular carcinoma have gradually increased in number, AFP-producing adenocarcinoma of the endometrium is very rare. The patients universally complain of abnormal vaginal bleeding. The patient presented with complaints of epigastric discomfort. No vaginal bleeding was… (More)

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@article{Takeuchi2006ACO, title={A case of alpha-fetoprotein-producing adenocarcinoma of the endometrium with a hepatoid component as a potential source for alpha-fetoprotein in a postmenopausal woman.}, author={Kyousuke Takeuchi and Sohei Kitazawa and Shozo Hamanishi and Mizumi Inagaki and Kohei Murata}, journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society}, year={2006}, volume={16 3}, pages={1442-5} }