Rhabdomyolysis and malignant hyperpyrexia.

@article{Denborough1984RhabdomyolysisAM,
  title={Rhabdomyolysis and malignant hyperpyrexia.},
  author={Michael A Denborough and Sean P. Collins and Kate Hopkinson},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1984},
  volume={288 6434},
  pages={1878}
}
detected in any patient by this method. Fourteen patients had raised serum creatine kinase activity (up to 5000 IU/1, normal range < 170 lU/i) and raised serum aspartate transaminase activity (up to 150 IU/1, normal < 35 IU/1). In all cases enzyme activity fell after admission to hospital. Peak serum creatine kinase activity was not significantly related to weight, sex, level of consciousness, or type of surface on which the patient was discovered. Five patients had spent less than six hours on… CONTINUE READING

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