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An unusual cause for hyperamylasaemia

17 Apr, 17 | by abhichauhan

A 79-year-old man with an extensive previous heart history was admitted electively for investigation of weight loss and deterioration of renal function.
Whilst an inpatient he developed severe epigastric pain and an initial blood test revealed an acutely raised amylase (> 2000) and deranged liver function tests. A non-contrast CT scan was done.
What is the diagnosis ?

Dr Vasileios Galanakis

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  • Efstratios Stratos

    Can you give us a hint as to where to focus on the CT?

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