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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--5

Acute alcoholic myopathy, rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure : a case report.


Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India., India

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S Singh
Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India.
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A case of middle aged male who developed swelling and weakness of muscles in the lower limbs following a heavy binge of alcohol is being reported. He had myoglobinuria and developed acute renal failure for which he was dialyzed. Acute alcoholic myopathy is not a well recognized condition and should be considered in any intoxicated patient who presents with muscle tenderness and weakness.






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