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RHABDOMYOLYSIS-CLINICAL & INX

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RHABDOMYOLYSIS-CLINICAL & INX

1. Patients present as a result of the underlying cause and/or with muscle pain and cola-colored urine.

2. Labs show increased CPK (> 100,000 IU/L) with nonspe­cific increases in AST and ALT.

3. Hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia, increased uric acid, and hypocalcemia are common complications.

4. U/A shows muddy brown casts consistent with ATN.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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