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Dermatomyositis tests
Dermatomyositis

Tests could include:

  • High levels of aldolase in your blood can be a sign of a muscle or liver damage. Your doctor may order a blood test to check for high levels of aldolase.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The creatine phosphokinase test measures the amount of creatine phosphokinase (CPK) in your blood. It helps assess damage in the brain, muscle tissue, or heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Electromyography is a procedure that assesses the health of muscles and nerves. Learn more about the electromyography procedure, risks, and results.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your doctor may find they need a sample of your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Suspicious of a mole, freckle or spot on your skin? Read about tests to expect during a visit with your doctor.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A muscle biopsy is a procedure that removes a small sample of tissue for testing in a laboratory. The test can help your doctor to see if you have an infection or disease in your muscles.
    Source:HLCMS
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