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Clinical Investigation

Tom is a 77-year-old man who was brought to the hospital because of severe chest pain. He also complained that he had difficulty urinating and that he "got the runs" when he ate ice cream.

Laboratory tests were performed and demonstrated an abnormally high plasma concentration of the MB isoform of creatine phosphokinase. The tests also demonstrated a high blood level of acid phosphatase. What might be responsible forTom's symptoms?

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Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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