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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Rhabdomyolysis following acute extended-release quetiapine poisoning: a case report.
However, the most alarming manifestation was rhabdomyolysis. Hair dye toxicity can be fatal if not recognized early.
A closely related amphetamine, known as Ecstasy, initially used as an appetite suppressant, rapidly became a recreational drug used in dancing clubs and was found to cause hyperthermia, dehydration and rhabdomyolysis, and an increased risk of acute renal failure.
The submission reported a case of rhabdomyolysis in a participant in Sarepta's Study SRP-9001-102, a blinded, placebo-controlled trial investigating the use of Sarepta's micro-dystrophin gene therapy candidate in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The event, that occurred on February 1, involved a male patient who was hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis, a serious syndrome due to a direct or indirect muscle injury that can lead to serious complications such as kidney failure.
Rhabdomyolysis refers to the destruction or disintegration of striated muscles.
No statistically significant effects on myopathy, myalgia, or rhabdomyolysis were found among the RCTs.
High doses of INH are associated with metabolic acidosis, convulsions, rhabdomyolysis, lactic acidosis, coma, and even may cause death if not properly treated.
"The mama bear in me kind of took over and I called the pediatrician and said, 'I really think my son has rhabdo,'" mom Judy said, referring to rhabdomyolysis.
Case reports demonstrate a range of clinical manifestations from an asymptomatic patient fortuitously diagnosed to those with more severe presentations such as rhabdomyolysis, hypertensive encephalopathy, asthenia, paralysis, heart failure, and cardiac arrhythmias such as polymorphic ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation secondary to hypokalaemia.
Between 15% and 30% of all AKI cases can be attributed to rhabdomyolysis. (3) An estimated 10% to 40% of rhabdomyolysis patients develop AKI.