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02:40 EDT 29th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Hepatitis C Virus and Cocaine-induced Rhabdomyolysis.

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A Rare Cause of Rhabdomyolysis from Brucella: A Case Report.

Rhabdomyolysis is caused by myocyte necrosis, which results in the release of muscular cell contents into the circulation and extracellular fluid. We present a case of rhabdomyolysis due to brucella i...

Acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis following a seizure.

Acute renal failure, oliguric or nonoliguric, is the most common complication of rhabdomyolysis. Rhabdomyolysis should be suspected in patients presenting with states of increased muscular activity, s...

Antipsychotic Use and Risk of Rhabdomyolysis.

Rhabdomyolysis is not a well-understood adverse effect of antipsychotic use. Proposed mechanisms suggest involvement of serotoninergic and/or dopaminergic blockade. The purpose of this study was to de...

Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) for rhabdomyolysis.

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition that is characterised by the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue and leakage of intracellular myocyte contents into circulating blood. Rhabdomyolysis can lead to acute ki...

Rhabdomyolysis induced by nonstrenuous exercise in a patient with graves' disease.

Hyperthyroidism can result in several musculoskeletal conditions such as thyrotoxic periodic paralysis, thyrotoxic myopathy, and thyroid ophthalmopathy. Rhabdomyolysis has been rarely reported to be a...

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