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If there is muscle destrophy then the CK should increase not decrease.
sorry dr.nano:sorry:, thats what he said, CK will increase. :)

but saying due to dystrophy is not good enough. these enzymes are released from once healthy cells due to damage to its cell membranes and organelles insides. so any kind of damage to muscles or tissues releases all sorts of enzymes. like troponin in angina, AST in alcoholic hepatitis and ALT in viral hepatitis, ALP in osteodystrophies... and the list goes on... :happy:
 

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u are right. i totally missed out that 2 weeks. arrgghh!! u know what, i havent seen anything in kaplan for sure that explains how long it takes for enzymes to be released and until when it lasts (or finally depletes/decreases).

the only thing in kaplan was about the troponin level in MI (about how long can u still detect troponin level and LDH in blood). try goljan rapid review. i havent read that yet. plan to do it in my spare time or not at all. its just way too long.:eek:

sorry cant help u here. perhaps someone else.
 
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