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Amylase increased

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Etiology

  • Acute pancreatitis, pancreatic pseudocyst, or pancreatic duct obstruction (e.g., cholecystitis, choledocholithiasis, pancreatic cancer)
  • Intestinal obstruction or infarction
  • Mumps (salivary amylase; may cause pancreatitis)
  • Parotitis due to other causes, e.g., sarcoidosis
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Penetrating duodenal ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Ruptured ectopic pregnancy
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Macroamylasemia
  • Narcotic administration

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Amylase Increased." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114728/0/Amylase_increased.
Zeiger RF. Amylase increased. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114728/0/Amylase_increased. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Amylase increased. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114728/0/Amylase_increased
Zeiger RF. Amylase Increased [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114728/0/Amylase_increased.
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