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Rhabdomyolysis following acute alcohol intoxication.
  1. S M Hewitt,
  2. R J Winter
  1. Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.


    The case of a fit young man who developed rhabdomyolysis after a short period of immobilization following acute alcohol intoxication is described. Rhabdomyolysis should be considered in an intoxicated patient presenting with muscle tenderness, particularly after immobilization.

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