Meyer Adam, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis I. What every physician needs to know. Rhabdomyolysis refers to the breakdown of skeletal muscle, with release of the skeletal muscle contents into the circulation. Substances released during rhabdomyolysis include creatine kinase (CK), myoglobin, alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and electrolytes such as potassium. Common presenting signs and symptoms are muscle pain, tenderness,…

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