Rhabdomyolysis: need for high index of suspicion.

Abstract

Rhabdomyolysis, both traumatic and nontraumatic, may be defined as a triad of skeletal muscle injury, pigmented urine, and acute renal failure. Nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis may be more of a subtle diagnosis and requires a high index of suspicion. Pertinent findings in the history as well as clinical evidence of muscle injury with a marked elevation of… (More)

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