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Troponin

Last revised by Dr Bahman Rasuli on 14 Mar 2021

Troponin is a protein of key importance in the functioning of skeletal and cardiac muscles. It forms part of the contractile mechanism and comprises three main subunits: troponin C, troponin I, and troponin T

Troponin elevation

Elevation of serum troponin can occur from a number of causes and it is useful for the radiologist to have a basic understanding of this, especially when interpreting imaging findings in the context of hypertroponinemia.

Etiology

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