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what is the clinical signs of increased sedimentation rate ?

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Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
Reverse: Sedimentation rate is ordered when inflammatory condition or autoimmune disorder is suspected. This test is frequently ordered by rheumatologists. The list of conditions with elevated cr is long. Good luck with your homework!
Answered on Apr 28, 2014
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Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Mostly present as joint pain, fatigue, muscle pain and other manifestations of inflammation.
Apr 27, 2014

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Normal: These values are normal and cannot be interpreted even if they were abnormal without placing them in the context of clinical presentation.
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Inflamation: "sed rate" is showing inflammatory activity in the your body. It is an adjunct test to support the diagnosis.
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