Toxic Myopathies.

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Summary of "Toxic Myopathies."

This article reviews the pathogenesis, clinical features, and management of toxic myopathy related to common medications, critical illness, and illicit substances.


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Name: Continuum (Minneapolis, Minn.)
ISSN: 1538-6899
Pages: 1712-1731


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