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Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM)

Published in Association with the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM)

Editor-in-Chief: Plebani, Mario

Ed. by Gillery, Philippe / Greaves, Ronda / Lackner, Karl J. / Lippi, Giuseppe / Melichar, Bohuslav / Payne, Deborah A. / Schlattmann, Peter


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Volume 57, Issue 7

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Creatine kinase elevation: a neglected clue to the diagnosis of polymyositis. A case report

Clementina SitziaORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5415-7597 / Valeria Ada Sansone
  • The NEMO Clinical Center, Neurorehabilitation Unit, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
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/ Massimiliano Marco Corsi Romanelli
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
  • Service of Laboratory Medicine 1-Clinical Pathology, I.R.C.C.S. Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
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Published Online: 2018-11-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2018-0928

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About the article

Corresponding author: Clementina Sitzia, MD, Residency program in Clinical Pathology and Clinical Biochemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy


Received: 2018-08-27

Accepted: 2018-08-30

Published Online: 2018-11-24

Published in Print: 2019-06-26


Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

Research funding: None declared.

Employment or leadership: None declared.

Honorarium: None declared.

Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


Citation Information: Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), Volume 57, Issue 7, Pages e149–e151, ISSN (Online) 1437-4331, ISSN (Print) 1434-6621, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2018-0928.

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