Case 40

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 40

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A 42-year-old shop assistant with hypertension and obesity had a routine blood test, which showed a raised ALP. She was asymptomatic. She was on ramipril 5mg/day and a combined oral contraceptive pill. She had lost 10kg in 5 months, but attributed this to a diet. She did not smoke or drink. Examination, including breast and rectal examinations, was normal.

Chapter.  1357 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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