Amylase is one of the analyzed tests in patients evaluated for abdominal pain. Macroenzyme disorder, a benign condition without any requirement for any treatment is among the reasons of the high serum enzyme levels. Macroamylasemia is the most frequently encountered macroenzyme disorder. Herein, we present a patient with abdominal pain and persistent high amylase levels considered as macroamylasemia. Establishing the diagnosis of macroenzyme disorder as the cause of the unexplained high enzyme levels prevents unnecessary, expensive and even invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
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