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Severe rhabdomyolysis after recreational training
  1. B Dekeyser,
  2. V Schwagten,
  3. L Beaucourt
  1. Emergency Department, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
  1. Dr L Beaucourt, Emergency Department, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Abstract

A 26-year-old woman presented at the emergency department with 4 days’ bilateral lower limb pain and swollen upper legs. Serum creatine kinase was elevated to 33 736 mmol. A diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis was made and she was treated using a rhabdomyolysis algorithm.

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