A 23-year-old male asked:
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elevated amylase but normal lipase & normal abdominal ct scan. does this rule out pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer? why would amylase be elevated?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
I think so: Inflammation of pancreas for some reason. Drinking alcoholic beverages can do it.
Answered on Aug 30, 2018

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