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what would cause ldh to be elevated?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
LDH: Ldh is an enzyme primarily of liver which is released and elevated by liver injury. Because there is some in muscle, muscle damage or inflammation can also be associated with some ldh elevation. Anemia is another cause of ldh elevation; for more see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/lactate_dehydrogenase.
Answered on Dec 16, 2018

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