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March 06 2015

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What are some of the causes for elevated Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)

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Neuros
March 06 2015 #

Some of the conditions are:

  1. Temporal arteritis
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis
  3. Polymyalgia rheumatica
  4. Lupus (SLE)
  5. Osteomyelitis (and infections)
  6. Malignancy

Reference:

  1. University of Rochester Medical Center: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (Accessed 6 Mar 2015) 

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