Bench-to-bedside review: Rhabdomyolysis – an overview for clinicians

@article{HuertaAlardin2005BenchtobedsideRR,
  title={Bench-to-bedside review: Rhabdomyolysis – an overview for clinicians},
  author={Ana Laura Huerta-Alardin and Joseph Varon and Paul Ellis Marik},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={158 - 169}
}
Rhabdomyolysis ranges from an asymptomatic illness with elevation in the creatine kinase level to a life-threatening condition associated with extreme elevations in creatine kinase, electrolyte imbalances, acute renal failure and disseminated intravascular coagulation. Muscular trauma is the most common cause of rhabdomyolysis. Less common causes include muscle enzyme deficiencies, electrolyte abnormalities, infectious causes, drugs, toxins and endocrinopathies. Weakness, myalgia and tea… 
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