MCQ – 88704


A 4-year-old girl is brought to the pediatric clinic by her mother who reports that her daughter has decreased appetite, lethargy, and an enlarging belly. Physical examination reveals a large, firm, irregular, nontender mass in the child’s abdomen. A CT-guided biopsy reveals neoplastic “small blue cells.” The child’s malignant neoplasm is removed and the surgical specimen is shown in the image. Which of the following laboratory tests would be useful in monitoring this patient for recurrence of disease?


Serum acetylcholine


Serum a1-antitrypsin


Serum potassium


Urinary vanillylmandelic acid

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