Corpus ID: 12896709

Extremely elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate: etiology at a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia.

@article{Yousuf2010ExtremelyEE,
  title={Extremely elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate: etiology at a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Muhammad Yousuf and Javed Iqbal Akhter and Khalid Alkhairy and Mohammed A. Al-Saadan and Salih Binsalih},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={
          1227-31
        }
}
  • Muhammad Yousuf, Javed Iqbal Akhter, +2 authors Salih Binsalih
  • Published in Saudi medical journal 2010
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To evaluate the etiology of extremely elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in adolescents and adults at a tertiary care center. METHODS This retrospective, cross-sectional, observational study was carried out at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia using the Westergren method of determining ESR in adolescents and adults aged >or=12 years. The patients included inpatients and outpatients with medical, surgical, and gynecological problems. During a period from… CONTINUE READING

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