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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 211-213

Rhabdomyolysis induced acute renal failure secondary to statins


1 Department of Nephrology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India
2 Department of Orthopaedics, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, India

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R Ram
Department of Nephrology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Punjagutta, Hyderabad
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.111853

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Rhabdomyolysis is a syndrome characterized by muscle necrosis and the release of intracellular muscle contents into the systemic circulation. We report a patient with chronic kidney disease who had deterioration of renal function due to combination of risk factors like hypothyroidism and interaction of amlodipine and clopidogrel with statins.






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