What Causes High Levels of Creatine Kinase?

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High levels of creatine kinase are mainly caused by destruction of cardiac or skeletal muscle. Other factors or causes also include:
  • Brain injuries
  • Trauma
  • Stroke
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Myocarditis
  • Delirium tremens
  • Muscle diseases like dermatomyositis, polymyositis or muscular dystrophy