A database of blood group correlations to common diseases
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|Description:||Loss of AB antigen expression in the breast appears to be a consistent marker of the benign proliferative duct lesions associated with fibrocystic disease. The early loss of AB antigen supports a possible link between fibrocystic disease and breast cancer. However, in contrast to other tissues, loss of AB antigen expression in proliferative breast lesions is not necessarily evidence of malignancy. (1)|
|References:||1. Strauchen JA, Bergman SM, Hanson TA. Expression of A and B tissue isoantigens in benign and malignant lesions of the breast. Cancer. 1980 Apr 15;45(8):2149-55.|
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