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What is the importance of esr= erythrocyte sedimentation rate?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Inflammation

Esr is an indicator of general inflammation.
It can elevate for any number of reasons but typically during infection and flare-ups of rheumatic diseases such as arthritis.

In brief: Inflammation

Esr is an indicator of general inflammation.
It can elevate for any number of reasons but typically during infection and flare-ups of rheumatic diseases such as arthritis.
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