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영남의대학술지 Vol.24_No.2 Suppl. P.S627-631, Dec. 2007

Case Report

혈청 아밀라제 및 리파제가 정상인 급성 췌장염 1 예

Normal Amylase and Lipase Serum Level in Acute Pancreatitis: A Case Report

최광해
영남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
책임저자:최광해, 대구광역시 남구 대명5동 317-1, 영남대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
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December 30, 2007

Abstract

Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of pancreas which comes from various etiologies. The pathologic spectrum of acute pancreatitis varies from mild edematous pancreatitis to severe necrotizing pancreatitis. Diagnosis of acute pancreatitis relies on clinical symptoms and increase of serum lipase and amylase within 48 hours. We report the case of a patient admitted in the pediatric department with about 24 hour history of acute abdominal pain. A computed tomography scan revealed an acute pancreatitis in spite of the serum amylase and lipase level being normal.

Key Words: Normal amylase, Normal lipase, Acute pancreatitis

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