Rhabdomyolysis

What Is Rhabdomyolysis?

Rhabdomyolysis, -myo which means "muscles" and -lysis which means "loosening, dissolving, dissolution" occurs when there is damage to the muscles. It results from the death of muscle fibers and release of their contents into the bloodstream. Myoglobin breaks down into substances that can damage kidney cells. Any condition that causes damage to the muscles.

What Are the Symptoms of Rhabdomyolysis?

How Is Rhabdomyolysis Diagnosed?

  • Myoglobin

  • Creatinine phosphokinase (CK)

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