Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Mohamed Hamed Abbas


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    Adolescent with Hypothyroidism Induced Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Kidney Injury
    Author(s): Mohamed Hamed AbbasMohamed Hamed Abbas

    Objectives: Rhabdomyolysis is a potentially life-threatening syndrome. Hypothyroid patients may present with myopathy and mild elevation of CK levels; however, overt rhabdomyolysis is extremely rare, and few cases have been described. Hypothyroidism should be considered in patients presenting with renal impairment associated with rhabdomyolysis. Case report: A 24-year-old young man with accidently discovered hypothyrodism on admission presented with generalized myalgia, profound proximal muscle weakness of the bilateral lower extremities, anuria, vomiting and dark colored urine lasting for three days. Neurological examination revealed bilateral marked weakness and tenderness of muscles of both lower and upper extremities. Urine had dark red appearance and urinalysis showed blood reaction with dipstick test, but there were no erythrocytes on microscopi.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7920.1000498

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