Rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury.

  title={Rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury.},
  author={Xavier Bosch and Esteban Poch and Josep Maria Grau},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={361 1},
The causes of acute rhabdomyolysis include trauma, drugs, toxins, and certain infections. Acute kidney injury is a dangerous complication of severe rhabdomyolysis. This review summarizes current views on the pathogenesis of myoglobin-induced kidney injury as well as on its prevention and treatment. 

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