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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
what does it mean when you have a high sed rate
An elevated sedimentation rate reflects a systemic response to tissue injury and inflammation. This response is non-specific, since it is associated with many different diseases such as arthritis, lupus, chronic infections, lymphoma, disseminated cancer and renal failure.
Carlos Subauste, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati