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Salmonella Causing Elevated Troponin
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Troponin is an enzyme found in heart muscle, which is involved in the muscle fiber's ability to contract. It is extremely specific to heart muscle, and hence if levels are elevated in the blood, it points very confidently toward heart muscle damage as a cause of patient's symptoms. In fact, it is the test that is used to definitively ...Read more
Few things: Troponin is a marker of several heart disorder including heart attack. Other cardiac conditions such as inflammation of the heart muscle, inflammation of the sac around the heart (pericardoum) also can cause troponin release in the blood. Troponin is increased in cardiac contusion, defibrillation of the heart and some cardiac procedures. It is positive up to 10-14 days after the injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father had chest pain 2 days ago Troponin was elevated but no MI. Levels are still not in range. What can cause this?!
Causes of significantly elevated myoglobin but normal troponin and normal ck.This was during a severe sle flare. Can just lupus cause high myoglobin?
SVT episode last night. EKG was normal, Troponin negative and BNP was 215. Can an episode of SVT cause elevated BNP?
Chance is higher: One study* suggested that having had salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis almost triples the likelihood of developing Crohn's disease.The reason behind it is unclear-we cannot necessarily say it 'causes' it at this time. (* Gradel KO et al, "Increased short- & long-term risk of inflammatory bowel disease after salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis." Gastroenterology. 2009;137(2):495. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer