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Amylase Peritoneal Fluid
I was told that the changes in the peritoneal fluid due to endometriosis is one of the causes of my infertility. What does this mean?
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Pelvic MRI shows small cystic structure with adjacent second small contiguous cysts & small amount of free peritoneal fluid at culdesac. What is this?
Follow up with docto: Who ordered test could be an asmptomatic incidental finding needs clinical correlation with symptoms what they are now are words on a page without clinical corelation ...Read more
My mom aged 75 got recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, with peritoneal fluid. CT shows no liver or lymph node What is life expectency with Treat?
Evaluate cause: A thoracentesis involves removing fluid from the pleural cavity. Laboratory values obtained from the fluid may enable a doctor to determine the cause of the fluid accumulation. Amylase present in the fluid could mean either pancreatitis or, more rarely, esophageal perforation. Glucose<40mg/dl, possible infection, >40mg/dl probably not infectious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer & infections: A few possible causes of increased pleural fluid amylase level are cancer, pancreatitis, liver cirrhosis and tuberculous infection. Cancer is more commonly and is more likely with high amylase level. Pleural fluid glucose helps in certain infections from noninfectious causes of pleural effusions. ...Read more
Pleural effusion detected in xray. Aspiration done. Pleural fluid tested on cytology and myobacterium culture done. All negative-no growth. Pain severe in chest and back. Amylase:47 ada:72 glucose:200?
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