Biochemical clinical case

Authors

  • Joana Vanessa Silva Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga
  • Joana Ferreira Department of Clinical Pathology, Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga
  • Mariana Silva Department of Clinical Pathology, Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8522-9335
  • Miguel Costa Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2329-8914

Keywords:

blood protein disorder, electrophoresis, serum albumin

Abstract

Bisalbuminemia is a qualitative albumin variation defined by coexistence of two types of serum albumin with different electrophoretic mobilities in the same individual. It can be of two different types: hereditary (or permanent) and acquired (or transient).

Herein is described a rare case of hereditary bisalbuminemia in a healthy infant, incidentally found during elevated aminotransferase study.

Despite not having pathological significance, acknowledgement of this analytical alteration is key for adequate management of these patients.

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Published

2021-12-27

How to Cite

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Silva JV, Ferreira J, Silva M, Costa M. Biochemical clinical case. REVNEC [Internet]. 2021Dec.27 [cited 2022May21];30(4):249-51. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/20060

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