TITLE

hyperCKemia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1030
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "hyperCKemia" is presented. HyperCKemia refers to persistent elevations in the serum levels of the creatine kinase (CK), a muscle enzyme. It is also a condition found in persons with congenital muscle diseases, such as muscular dystrophies or other myopathies. The pronunciation of the term is also given.
ACCESSION #
21231387

Tags: CREATINE kinase;  MUSCLES -- Diseases;  DEFINITIONS;  MEDICAL terminology;  ENCYCLOPEDIAS & dictionaries

 

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