|isolated S.ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE rise
Apr 24, 2011
Dear Dr.McGovern, What could be the diagnosis(in the absence of sonography) of just high SAP levels-bilirubin,ALT,AST,GGT,remaining normal at least for now.Patient is 78 yrs.Normal appetite.Thanks,Dr.Pradhan.
Response from Dr. McGovern
If the alkaline phosphatase is up but the GGT is normal, I would be concerned about a bone origin than a liver origin.
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