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Hereditary persistence of alpha-fetoprotein

Disease definition

Hereditary persistence of alpha-fetoprotein is a benign genetic condition characterized by persistence of high alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) levels throughout life, with no associated clinical disability and thus no need for specific therapy

ORPHA:168615

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: 615970
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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