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Test Findings

Pleural Fluid Amylase



    • Significance

    • Elevated amylase in pleural fluid is classically associated with pancreatitis.
    • Causes of Elevated Amylase in Pleural Fluid

    • Pancreatitis
    • Malignancy
    • Oesophageal perforation
    • Tuberculosis
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