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A 42-year-old female asked:

14 year old son has ast level of 232 and ck level of 15000 any idea why?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Muscular problems. : He needs to he evaluated for neuromuscular diseases. Muscular dystrophy needs to be ruled out. Your pediatrician will guide you through the various specialists who should evaluate him.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. E: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, the information you provided is indicative of skeletal muscle disorder/injury.

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