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    Elevated ck-bb in 3 year old female with cyclic vomiting
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    beckibehr88 posted:
    My daughter just turned 3 this month and has been diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome, gastroparesis, and zinc deficiency. She had open heart surgery at 3 months old repairing a large vsd and smaller asd (she was full term at 39 weeks) her most recent echo showed mild regurge at the tricuspid and pulmonary valve and a murmur that was not present a month ago. Her ekg also showed some extra work pronounced on the right side. she has been in the hospital for a minimum of 3 days for dehydration due to vomiting once a month for the last 4 months and she is relatively non symptomatic in between episodes. Recently we have noticed her becoming tired after playing and normal ecercise that we had not previously appreciated. I recently took her to see and immunologist who check her ck amount lots of other values. Her total ck was WNL but her CK-MM was low at 80 and her CK-BB was elevated at 20. All her doctors are on vacation for the holidays. I received the lab results buy now have no one to interpret. I am a nervous mom and after reading about ck-bb elevation am scared. And of course I can't find a pediatric reference range to save my life. Please help.


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