Oruç Numan Gökçe

Department of General Surgery, Onsekiz Mart University Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey

Keywords: Amylase, COVID-19, lipase, pancreatic enzyme elevations, SARS-CoV-2.


As the number of SARS-CoV-2 infected patients grew, a global picture of the disease began to emerge, with organ involvement other than the respiratory system, which had been reported as the disease’s first manifestation, becoming apparent. The objective of this study was to compile pancreatic enzyme elevations during SARS-CoV-2 infection, about which new information has begun to emerge, along with possible suggested mechanisms.

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