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A 54-year-old male asked:

Ck enzimes have been running high for the past 6 years at least. range : 600 - 1935 u/l. low dose prednisone helps :5mg. what is the cause of this ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Several possibles: There are many issues that can cause elevation of muscle enzymes. The major ones are meds (most commonly statins) and diseases that can cause muscle inflammation of damage. I would urge a rheumatology consultation.

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Last updated May 13, 2013

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