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Troubleshooting a Patient with Possible Macroamylasemia

Specialty:

Clinical Laboratory
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Macroamylasemia occurs usually when an antibody binds to the amylase molecule, reducing its clearance. It is important to recognize its occurrence in order to spare the patient an unnecessary workup.

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