My daughter had a seizure on Election Day (11/04/08) 4-days before she turned 8-months old. She DID NOT have a fever. Her doctor instructed me to take her to the ER which I did. They did a CT scan, blood work, and a urinalysis. The CT scan was normal, the urinalysis turned up a possible UTI, and her blood work came back with EXTREMELY ELEVATED Alkaline Phophatase of 3,222. Suspecting a bad test it was checked and came back 3,481 an hour and a half later. Her other liver enzymes were normal except AST (SGOT) which was a little high at 41. Her WBC was too numerous to count, phosphorus (5.9), calcium (10.4), Platelet (529), ABS Lymphs (8.7) and ABS MONO (0.9) were all a little high. Her Creatinine (0.3), Glucose (70), HCT (32.5), and MCH (26) were all a little low.
ER doc said her ALP was somewhat of a mystery and followed up by x-raying her entire body looking for a broken bone. Nothing abnormal in her bone survey.
We followed up with her pediatrictian 2-days later and her ALP was 3,834. Other abnormal results were Hemoglobin (L-11.2), Hematocrit (L-32.3), Platelets (H-460), Neutrophils (L-20), Creatinine (H-37), Albumin, Serum (H-4.5), LDH (H-301), and Creatine Kinase, Total, Serum (H-190).
She had another seizure 6-days after her first on 11/10/08 and this time the ER didn't do anything but check her vitals because they had already run the tests less than a week prior. (Also no fever)
On 11/11/08 we had an appointment with a neurologist who is the sixth doctor we're talked to that has never seen ALP levels this high before. He put her on an anti-seizure medication, Keppra and scheduled an EEG for 11/24.
The only thing I came up with on the Internet that shared elevated ALP with seizures was celiac disease but I couldn't find anything to indicate they would be that high. That I know of there is no family history of celiac disease.
Any ideas, please help. It's just frustrating that no one can give me any answers and my little girl is so precious to me. Other than these two symptoms she is so happy and seems to be developing well.
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