Myoglobin

3Myoglobin is released by damage of cardiac and skeletal muscle as in acute myocardial infarction or muscle trauma.

Reference Ranges

Men and Women< 70 µg/L< 4.13 nmol/L
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.

Increased in

  1. Myocardial infarction
  2. Muscular dystrophy
  3. Myositis
  4. Rhabdomyolysis

Conversion

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