A 60-year-old female asked:
What can cause elevated alkaline phosphatase, beta globulin, tibc, compliment 3 +4 , c-react.protein and low ferritin, mcv, mcg and iron saturation?
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Low iron: Elevated alk phos is seen with liver and bone disorder. Iron deficiency is suspected, but chronic inflammation may cause most of the lab abnormalities. A hematologist could shed some light on these varied lab abnormalities. Collaboration with a rheumatologist would also be helpful to identify a chronic inflammatory process.
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Last updated Nov 20, 2020
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