rhabdomyolysis

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rhabdomyolysis

Destruction of muscle tissue, accompanied by the release into the blood of myoglobin (oxygen-carrying red muscle pigment). A common cause is a crushing muscle injury.
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rhabdomyolysis

n rabdomiolisis or rabdomiólisis f
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Although SCT is generally considered a benign carrier state, it has been associated with a number of health complications such as exertional rhabdomyolysis and hematuria [1, 3, 4].
The causes of rhabdomyolysis include trauma +/muscle compression; nontraumatic, nonexertional causes (drugs, toxins, or infections); and nontraumatic, exertional rhabdomyolysis [1].
Rothberg, "Exertional rhabdomyolysis after spinning: case series and review of the literature," Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, vol.
(3) Exertional rhabdomyolysis secondary to aggravation by a predator or other wildlife and exacerbated by heat stress was considered plausible, as the owner recently had observed squirrels eating from the bird's enclosure, and at the time of presentation environmental temperature and humidity were high.
However, the study found that carriers of the sickle cell trait were more likely to develop exertional rhabdomyolysis, a condition where skeletal muscle tissue breaks down, usually due to strenuous exercise.
(1) Seven years later, Koppes et al (2) noted another 4 recruits, all with known sickle cell trait, were hospitalized for exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) leading to myoglobinuric renal failure.
Muldoon, "The relationship between exertional heat illness, exertional rhabdomyolysis, and malignant hyperthermia," Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol.
Exertional rhabdomyolysis occurs during extreme exercise overload and results in such profound muscle damage that myocyte membranes leak protein into the blood.
Rhabdomyolysis syndrome may also occur as a result of a strenuous or not strenuous physical exercise (exertional rhabdomyolysis or ER) often in hot and humid climates.
Exertional rhabdomyolysis in unsupervised exercises in a correctional setting: A case study.