Elevated Creatine Kinase

In Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Creatine Kinase is elevated 10–100 times the normal level since birth. This is often accompanied by increased transaminases, which are produced by muscle as well as liver cells.

Last modified
25 August 2019
2157-6 Creatine kinase [Enzymatic activity/volume] in Serum or Plasma

Creatine-kinase (CK; in the past named creatine-fosfokinase (CPK)) is an important enzyme in the energy chain of the cell.  

Necrosis of cells causing increased permeability of...

Rare Condition

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an inherited, X-linked disease that affects about 1 in 3500 - 6000 males. DMD occurs as a result of a change...