Additional Diagnostic Studies

Peripheral blood analysis does not contribute to staging, but it can provide other information. Most patients present with laboratory signs of inflammation (eg, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein), many have laboratory signs of malabsorption (eg, low iron, low betacarotene), and some may have occult intestinal bleeding (eg, low hemoglobin, low iron). Routine laboratory tests of liver function

(ie, aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, y-GT, AP, and albumin), renal function (ie, creatinine, sodium, potassium, and calcium), and bone marrow function (ie, blood cell counts) should be performed to recognize possible problems with drug availability.

Although an immunological deficit is likely to play a role in the pathogenesis of WD, diagnostic studies of immuno-logical functions in individual patients are of uncertain value. A variety of cellular and humoral abnormalities may be observed. Serum electrophoresis may recognize hypogammaglobulinemia or hypergammaglobulinemia.

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