Lesson of the week: Hyperamylasaemia: not the usual suspects

R Srivastava, C Fraser, D Gentleman, LA Jamieson, MJ Murphy

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Abstract

Interpretation of abnormally high serum amylase activity is not always straightforward. Sometimes, as here, patients are erroneously labelled as having pancreatitis despite the absence of clinical features to support this diagnosis. Such assumptions may affect the interpretation of investigations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)890-891
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume331
Issue number7521
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2005

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