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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Marker of tissue: Injury. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury. Why did you have the test done? What were other lab tests and what were the results. I ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Why is aldolase high: We do not treat laboratory findings. Why is aldolase elevated? Why was the test done? What other tests were done and what were the findings? Aldol ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Def of Aldolase: An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Muscle injury: CPK (an old term) is a marker of injury to muscle, be it skeletal, cardiac or smooth muscle. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury and d ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Likely muscle injury: Creatine kinase and aldolase would both be elevated after a muscle injury. Ck can also be elevated in kidney failure. Adolase can be sub-classified ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Obsolete test: There are five forms of the ldh enzyme. Type i is especially abundant in heart, and if it was higher than type ii, it was a marker for heart attack. I ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leena Varughese
12 years experience in Pathology
Complicated: When i was doing clinical medicine, these were collectively sort of the flags for sarcoid disease but I am not saying that's the case here. This is be ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Liver cell injury: These enzymes are normally present in liver cells and are released into blood on injury to liver cells causing elevation of blood levels of alt/ast.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The level of rise would depend on the amount of damage to the myocardial cells. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Infection: While there can be other possible causes, infection would be most likely to cause all of these abnormalities at once.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dow
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Dehydration: Low creatinine is good. Elevated ratio usually indicates dehydration.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's tempting to try: ...to find one condition that explains ALL abnormal findings. High esr,and c-reactive protein may be related to Rheumatoid Arthritis but can be cause ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not enough info: Lab tests need to be evaluated in the context of the clinical symptoms. You need this issue evaluated by a rheumatologist
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Liver: These help suggest if there is any ongoing liver problems.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hyperlipidemia: Your serum lipids are very abnormal and require dietary and most likely medication for treatment. If untreated you are predisposed to cardiovascular c ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Nothing: Porphobilinogen deaminase is worrisome if it's low. I'm glad you were screened for this, and I trust you were for the other porphyrias that can cause ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Skeletal muscle : Ck or CPK is the best test for muscle breakdown. Alsolsae can be occasionally elevated in patients with myositis who have normal ck levels. Ldh isoenz ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CPK: Ck is a polycomponent muscle enzyme. The ck mb is the muscle-brain part of ck total. That is why the lower value for mb. The lab normals would tell wh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Decrease in flow.: Bun=blood urea nitrogen, byproduct of proteins ingested, if rise to high levels due to kidney problem, can cause toxic affects on the body. Creatinine ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
False positive rate: There is 30% or so false positive rate of kappa/lambda ratio in people without MGUS, myeloma or other disorders. For good health - Have a diet rich i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: An elevated BUN with normal creatinine and a ratio of [generally more than 18-20] occurs most commonly in dehydrated individuals and is not a sign of ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Most muscle disease in elevation of CPK if their is muscle damage. Early muscle with minimal damage in normal renal function may have normal cpk.
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A member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Growing pains?: If your daughter is nearing puberty the laboratory studies just indicated hormone effects and growth effects. Mri changes need to be evaluated by a g ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Probably not: Are you seeing a dermatologist or a rheumatologist? What are your symptoms?
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