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Pleural Fluid Amylase

 
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Overview

  • 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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