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Elevated CPK Level
Feb 25, 2013
... fatigue in my proximal muscles. My CPK was never elevated. A muscle biopsy confirmed inflamatory myositis with type 2 muscle fiber atrophy. The myositis Dx was later questioned, but the biopsy was never repeated. ... (20 replies)
High cpk
May 27, 2009
... in the fingers at the Knuckes or over the elbows my cpk is in 9000 and no immune inflammation so my dr. said i have Dermatomyositis check for that that. ... (5 replies)
... lifting my arms and difficulty walking. I was in ER with 21,000 CPK. I thought I had a stroke the doctor did not find anything wrong with my blood work except my CPK was grossly elevated. The ED doctor told me to stop taking Lipitor, muscle weakness is one of the side effects but this did not help. ... (3 replies)

... abdominal weakness all of these I had besides muscle weakness. ... (11 replies)
Elevated cpk
Dec 15, 2009
... The definitive thing with PM is the muscle biopsy and with DM the muscle or skin biopsy. ... (7 replies)
... I did have the severe muscle weakness in my arms along with the rash. I thought the muscle weakness was an injury, but turns out it was the DM. ... (18 replies)
... Myositis are considered inflammatory myopathies. Inflammatory myopathies are diseases of the muscle where there is swelling and loss of muscle. ... (6 replies)
... random things like that. Neuro wanted to do a muscle biopsy "just in case" but we never did. ... (17 replies)
... I was diagnosed in 1995 with polymyositis, through a biopsy and blood tests and EMG. I read everything that I could about this illness. ... (5 replies)
Jul 29, 2010
... Just finished reading your post. I was diag in 1995 with polymyositis, I had an EMG, blood work and biopsy of muscles in arm and leg. I was in my 40's then. I ended up on prednisone for 12 years. I found it really hard to function otherwise. ... (4 replies)
? polymyositis
Jan 3, 2009
... Hi, i was referred to a neurologist when my CPK level came back high and was associated with muscle weakness, tiredness and aching legs. The neurologist then performed an EMI and concluded it was polymiositis. ... (7 replies)
... not category for almost 25 years. Several years ago a biopsy dx'd chilblains lupus, which I gather is a form of discoid. ... (0 replies)
... I know it is scary as I remember those days rather well. I'd push the muscle biopsy on the doc if he suspects Polymyositis. ... (11 replies)
... A biopsy of your skin spots might help and the Dr. should ask for immunofluorescence studies with that to look for immune complexes deposited in the skin layers. ... (3 replies)

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