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What could be the cause of a ferritin level to suddenly be greater than the clinically reportable range and is this dangerous?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Causes: Ferritin is an acute phase reactant that is it can be elevated during imflamation, infection, cancer etc...

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