Examen de sangre PSA

El antígeno prostático específico (PSA) es una glucoproteína presente en el citoplasma de las células epiteliales prostáticas. Se puede detectar en la sangre de todos los hombres adultos. El nivel del PSA no sólo aumenta en los hombres con cáncer de próstata, sino también en otros trastornos de ésta.Examen de sangre PSA

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Last reviewed 9/19/2011 by Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Chief of Urology, Cambridge Health Alliance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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