Lipase is an enzyme created in the pancreas. It travels to the intestines where it aids in the breakdown of fats. If damage occurs to certain parts of the pancreas, lipase is released into the bloodstream.
What is the Normal Range for Lipase?
23 – 300 U/L
What are the Indications for Lipase?
What would cause Increased Levels of Lipase?
Pancreatic duct obstruction
Peptic ulcer disease
What would cause Decreased Levels of Lipase?
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