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Why there is high creatinine blood level during starvation?

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology
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In brief: Muscle breakdown

The main source of creatinine is muscle tissue.
In starvation the body breaks down its own muscle tissue to make up for the deficit

In brief: Muscle breakdown

The main source of creatinine is muscle tissue.
In starvation the body breaks down its own muscle tissue to make up for the deficit
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