Serum alpha L-fucosidase enzyme activity in ovarian and other female genital tract tumors.

@article{AbdelAleem1996SerumAL,
  title={Serum alpha L-fucosidase enzyme activity in ovarian and other female genital tract tumors.},
  author={Hany Abdel-Aleem and Akhtar Ahmed and Aloui Sabra and Madiha M Zakhari and M. Soliman and Hisham Hamed},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={273-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the value of serum alpha-L-fucosidase as a tumor marker in the diagnosis of ovarian and other female genital tract tumors. METHODS One-hundred fifty-one patients were studied; 101 had different genital tract tumors (malignant ovarian tumors (48), carcinoma of the cervix (13), endometrial carcinoma (6), carcinoma of the vulva (6) and benign tumors (28)). A control group of 50 healthy female patients was included. Serum alpha-L-fucosidase activity was determined in all… CONTINUE READING