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Abstract

We report a female patient in whom the false diagnosis of acute pancreatitis was made, based on intensive epigastric pain and a four fold increase of amylase. The normal values for lipase and decreased values for the urinary amylase were suggestive of a constellation of macroamylasemia. Further investigations revealed a fresh ulcer in the bulbus duodeni as… (More)

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