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Elevated total creatine kinase with normal isoenzymes. What does this mean?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: CPK

Ck is a polycomponent muscle enzyme.
The ck mb is the muscle-brain part of ck total. That is why the lower value for mb. The lab normals would tell whether these are elevated or not. Elevations are usually from muscle damage and the mb is found in heart.

In brief: CPK

Ck is a polycomponent muscle enzyme.
The ck mb is the muscle-brain part of ck total. That is why the lower value for mb. The lab normals would tell whether these are elevated or not. Elevations are usually from muscle damage and the mb is found in heart.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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