Monday, January 13, 2014

Differential diagnosis of elevated CPK (Creatine phosphokinase)

Differential diagnosis of elevated CPK


  • HMG Co-A reductase inhibitors (statins), 
  • Autoimmune disease (polymyositis / dermatomyositis) 
  • Muscular dystrophies (like Duchenne muscular dystrophy). 
  • Hypothyroid myopathy. 

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