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Rhabdomyolysis: Introduction

Rhabdomyolysis: The destruction of the striated muscle fibres with excretion of myoglobin in the urine. See detailed information below for a list of 67 causes of Rhabdomyolysis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rhabdomyolysis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Rhabdomyolysis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Rhabdomyolysis

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Causes of Types of Rhabdomyolysis:

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Rhabdomyolysis: Symptom Checker

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Rhabdomyolysis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Rhabdomyolysis may include:

  • The inciting cause of rhabdomyolysis must be identified and corrected
  • Expansion of extracellular volume is the cornerstone of treatment
  • Correction of electrolyte imbalances
  • Alakalinisation of urine
  • Diuretic agents
  • Furosemide
  • Lasix
  • Intracellular potassium transporters
  • more treatments...»

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Medications or substances causing Rhabdomyolysis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Rhabdomyolysis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Rhabdomyolysis:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Rhabdomyolysis as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluvoxamine (Luvox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluconazole (Diflucan ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Itraconazole (Sporanox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Ketoconazole (Nizoral ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Voriconazole (Vfend ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fenofibrate (Tricor ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Gemfibrozil (Lopid ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Diltiazem (Cardizem ) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Rhabdomyolysis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Rhabdomyolysis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rhabdomyolysis

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Rhabdomyolysis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rhabdomyolysis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic more »

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Rhabdomyolysis: Related Rare Diseases

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Rhabdomyolysis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Rhabdomyolysis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Rhabdomyolysis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Rhabdomyolysis:

Necrosis or disintegration of skeletal muscle often followed by myoglobinuria.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Rhabdomyolysis

The list below shows some of the causes of Rhabdomyolysis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Rhabdomyolysis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rhabdomyolysis. Of the 67 causes of Rhabdomyolysis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 64 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rhabdomyolysis:

The following list of conditions have 'Rhabdomyolysis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Rhabdomyolysis:

The following list of medical conditions have Rhabdomyolysis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.







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Causes of Rhabdomyolysis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Rhabdomyolysis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Rhabdomyolysis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Rhabdomyolysis:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Rhabdomyolysis:

    Prolonged immobility, Crush injury, Statin use, Myositis, Seizure (2418 causes), Strenuos exercise, Severe volume contraction, Influenza (168 causes)

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