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Rhabdomyolysis

  • Flávio E. Nácul
  • John M. O’Donnell
  • John M. O’Donnell

Abstract

Rhabdomyolysis is a potentially life-threatening syndrome resulting from the destruction or disintegration of striated muscle with leakage of muscle enzymes, myoglobin, potassium, phosphate, uric acid, and other intracellular constituents into the bloodstream.

Keywords

Acute Kidney Injury Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Compartment Syndrome Malignant Hyperthermia Creatinine Kinase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Flávio E. Nácul
    • 1
  • John M. O’Donnell
    • 2
  • John M. O’Donnell
    • 3
  1. 1.Intensive Care MedicineUniversity Hospital of the Federal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Surgical Intensive Care Unit Division of SurgeryThe Lahey Clinic Medical CenterBurlingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Surgical Critical Care Division of SurgeryThe Lahey Clinic Medical CenterBurlingtonUSA

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