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No solicitar una velocidad de sedimentación Globular (VSG) o eritrosedimentación para valorar la inflamación en pacientes con diagnóstico no definido. Para detectar el estado proinflamatorio en fase aguda solicitar proteína C reactiva (PCR).
Áreas Clínicas: Patología Neuromuscular/ Reumatológica
Áreas Temáticas: VSG

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