Stauffer syndrome

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Stauf·fer syn·drome

(stō'fer),
elevation of liver function test results, in the absence of metastatic disease, due to cholestasis in renal cell cancer patients.

Stauf·fer syn·drome

(stō'fer),
elevation of liver function test results, in the absence of metastatic disease, due to cholestasis in renal cell cancer patients.

Stauffer syndrome

A paraneoplastic condition characterised by biochemical changes: increased alkaline phosphatase, cholesterol and prothrombin time, cholestatic jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly (which is associated with and regresses after successful treatment of renal cell carcinoma and, far less commonly, malignant schwannoma and other cancers).

Stauf·fer syn·drome

(staw'fĕr sin'drōm)
Abnormality of liver function test results, in the absence of metastatic disease, due to cholestasis in renal cell cancer patients.

Stauffer,

Maurice H., 20th century U.S. gastroenterologist.
Stauffer syndrome - elevation of liver function tests, in the absence of metastatic disease, due to cholestasis in renal cell cancer patients. Synonym(s): Grawitz tumor
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