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What do the sedimentation rate (SR) numbers mean to me?
Ara Dikranian, MD
San Diego Arthritis Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 04/20/13

Sedimentation rates are one of the tools that we use to measure inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis. We have to remember that sedimentation rates are not specific for rheumatoid arthritis, and very often will find patients with obvious clinical signs of inflammation that have normal sed rates, and ...
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Ara Dikranian, MD, is a Rheumatologist at the San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, a single-specialty private practice in San Diego, California. Dr. Dikranian was board certified in rheumatology in 2000. He completed his medical school at the University of Southern California and Rheumatology training at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Dikranian has practiced rheumatology in the US and abroad since 2000 and is involved in clinical trials dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, gout, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and chronic pain.
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