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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 163-164

Massive pleural effusion due to asymptomatic pancreatic disease

Bedi Nursing Home, 21, Fateh Colony, Near Phuwara Chowk, Patiala-147001(Punjab)., India

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R S Bedi
Bedi Nursing Home, 21, Fateh Colony, Near Phuwara Chowk, Patiala-147001(Punjab).
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.44393

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A Case of massive haemorrhagic pleural effusion with high amylase levels second­ary to asymptomatic pancreatic disease is reported. It is suggested that pleural fluid amylase content should be measured in any case of exudative pleural effusion of unknown aetiology.

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