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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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.
Haff disease is a syndrome of painful muscle stiffness and rhabdomyolysis, often accompanied by myoglobinuria, following the consumption of cooked freshwater and brackish water fish.
Exertional rhabdomyolysis occurs during extreme exercise overload and results in such profound muscle damage that myocyte membranes leak protein into the blood.
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In one large cohort from Canada, older adults taking an implicated statin alongside erythromycin or clarithromycin were significantly more likely to be admitted to hospital with rhabdomyolysis or acute kidney injury, and significantly more likely to die within 30 days than similar adults taking azithromycin instead.
The simultaneous destruction of skeletal muscle cells with the consequent release of cellular contents into the circulatory system is called rhabdomyolysis and can be triggered by mechanical injury, ischaemia, infections, or genetic alterations to drugs and toxins.
is a 72-year-old female admitted to the medical-surgical unit with rhabdomyolysis.
If you notice any signs that may indicate liver damage (for example, yellowing of the skin), kidney damage (darker urine or less urine production) or rhabdomyolysis (muscle pain), tell your doctor promptly.