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Rhabdomyolysis

A potentially fatal disease marked by destruction or degeneration of skeletal muscle and often associated with myoglobinuria.

Classic Signs: abnormal urine color (dark, red, or cola colored), muscle tenderness, weakness of the affected muscle(s), generalized weakness, muscle stiffness or aching (myalgia).

Offsite Research:

Rhabdomyolysis secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum.
Fukada Y, Ohta S, Mizuno K, Hoshi K.
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica (Denmark), Jan 1999, 78(1) p71.

Updated on: Apr. 18, 2013

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