Rhabdomyolysis in Vasculitis

  • Peter Berlit
  • Michael Härle
  • Jan Buss
  • Christoph Klötzsch
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

We report on a 31-year old patient with mixed connective tissue disease and lethal rhabdomyolysis in generalized vasculitis after discontinuation of immunosuppressive treatment.

Keywords

Typhoid Fever Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Malignant Hyperthermia Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Polymyalgia Rheumatica 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Berlit
    • 2
  • Michael Härle
    • 2
  • Jan Buss
    • 1
  • Christoph Klötzsch
    • 1
  1. 1.Alfried Krupp ClinicEssenGermany
  2. 2.Klinikum MannheimUniversity of HeidelbergMannheimGermany

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