Rhabdomyolysis with acute kidney injury in a case of hanging

Kushal Naha, Kavitha Saravu, Balasubramanian Ramachandran

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Abstract

Although well-known as a complication of other hypoxic conditions such as near drowning, status asthmaticus and carbon monoxide poisoning, rhabdomyolysis has not been reported in patients with hanging. The authors report a case of partial hanging complicated by rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04-11-2011

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Rhabdomyolysis
Acute Kidney Injury
Near Drowning
Status Asthmaticus
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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Rhabdomyolysis with acute kidney injury in a case of hanging. / Naha, Kushal; Saravu, Kavitha; Ramachandran, Balasubramanian.

In: BMJ Case Reports, 04.11.2011.

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