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What could increased creatine kinase and aldolase levels indicate?

What could increased creatine kinase and aldolase levels indicate?

Likely muscle injury: Creatine kinase and aldolase would both be elevated after a muscle injury. Ck can also be elevated in kidney failure. Adolase can be sub-classified into a, b and c which helps differentiate from which tissue the high levels came. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Aldolase (Definition)

An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars. Compliments of the ...Read more


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How can high level aldolase be treated?

How can high level aldolase be treated?

Why is aldolase high: We do not treat laboratory findings. Why is aldolase elevated? Why was the test done? What other tests were done and what were the findings? Aldolase is non-specific marker of tissue injury. ...Read more

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Can magnesium levels be normal and still be deficient ? I have muscle spasms and twitches but normal emg/ncv normal CPK aldolase as well..

Can magnesium levels be normal and still be deficient  ? I have muscle spasms and twitches but normal emg/ncv normal CPK aldolase as well..

Yes and no: By definition if the levels are normal they should not be deficient. But, it is possible. Also, one should check not only magnesium serum levels but magnesium rbc levels. Still, there are many instances when normal levels are still causing cramping and supplementation helps...... ...Read more

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What does elevated aldolase mean?

Marker of tissue: Injury. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury. Why did you have the test done? What were other lab tests and what were the results. If a mild elevation in aldolase is the only finding, it may not be worth pursuing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: aldolase?

Def of Aldolase: An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars. Compliments of the free dictionary by farlex... ...Read more

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What do elevated CPK and aldolase mean?

What do elevated CPK and aldolase mean?

Muscle injury: CPK (an old term) is a marker of injury to muscle, be it skeletal, cardiac or smooth muscle. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury and does not add any more information. Why did you have the tests done? What were the findings of other tests? ...Read more

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What does it mean to have too much aldolase in your blood?

What does it mean to have too much aldolase in your blood?

Marker of tissue: Injury. Aldolase is a non-specific marker of tissue injury. Why did you have the test done? What were other lab tests and what were the results. If a mild elevation in aldolase is the only finding, it may not be worth pursuing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have too much aldolase in your blood tests?

Muscle enzyme: Aldolase is a muscle enzyme and a high level could indicate abnormal muscle inflammation. Did you have a CPK level checked as well? ...Read more

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Muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times 
aldolase normal...Emg and  ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Depends: Most muscle disease in elevation of CPK if their is muscle damage. Early muscle with minimal damage in normal renal function may have normal cpk. ...Read more

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Can you have a muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Can you have a muscle disease...If CPK normal 5 times aldolase normal...Emg and ncv normal ..Esr normal....Can you still have a muscle disease ?

Why do you ask?: What do you think you have? Myasthenia gravis? Mitochondria myopathy? Mcardle's? Periodic paralysis? Myotonia congenita? Lumping everything together as "muscle disease" and expecting any sort of unifying set of labs / tests is naive. Start with your symptoms / signs and let a competent scientific physician rule the entities in or out until an explanation is found. ...Read more