The morphological changes in acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis

A. Chagnac, C. Rudniki, D. Zevin, D. Braslavsky, I. Zahavi, J. Levi

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Abstract

A case of myoglobinuric renal failure associated with viral rhabdomyolysis is described. Clinical signs of muscle involvement were lacking, but peculiar biochemical abnormalities suggested the diagnosis which was established by renal biopsy. The management required brief supportive hemodialysis, and the patient recovered. The diagnosis of myoglobinuria should be considered when acute renal failure develops subsequently to the onset of viral infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalNephron
Volume32
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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