associated with heroin addiction.
, hemoglobinuria, and acute renal failure.
In patients with marked elevation of CK levels or myoglobinuria
, statin therapy should be discontinued at once and the patient should be evaluated for evidence of renal failure.
Our findings show that rhabdomyolysis-induced myoglobinuria
is followed by rather mild and rapidly reversible generalized tubular damage, despite the absence of renal failure.
with or without drug usage [Letter].
The adult form is the most common lipid myopathy in humans and is characterized by muscle pain, stiffness, and myoglobinuria
triggered by exercise, fasting, anesthesia, or other metabolic stressors (3).
An additional application may be treatment of acute renal failure caused by rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria
2) Although the presence of urine myoglobin is mentioned as a feature of rhabdomyolysis, (3,4) the strict definition of the syndrome does not require myoglobinuria
Two cases of disagreement were because patients had severe myoglobinuria
(crush syndrome) and were classified in group Vb.
Myositis and myoglobinuria
with tender leg muscles and elevated serum creatine kinase levels have been reported during influenza infection, primarily in children after influenza A or, more commonly, influenza B infection.
The identification of the early clinical sequelae of myoglobinuria
is important for enabling administration of prophylactic treatment for acute renal failure .
The sensitivity of this test to detect hematuria is high in contrast to a low specificity because of crossreaction in the presence of myoglobinuria