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Bywaters' syndrome

Bywaters' syndrome: Introduction

Bywaters' syndrome: A trauma or accident involving the crushing of soft tissues and associated symptoms. Severe cases can result in death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bywaters' syndrome is available below.

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Definitions of Bywaters' syndrome:

Severe systemic manifestation of trauma and ischemia involving soft tissues, principally skeletal muscle, due to prolonged severe crushing. It leads to increased permeability of the cell membrane and to the release of potassium, enzymes, and myoglobin from within cells. Ischemic renal dysfunction secondary to hypotension and diminished renal perfusion results in acute tubular necrosis and uremia. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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