Acute, fulminating, potentially lethal disease of skeletal muscle that causes disintegration of striated muscle fibers as evidenced by myoglobin in the blood and urine.
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Rhabdomyolysis: A condition in which skeletal muscle cells break down, releasing myoglobin (the oxygen-carrying pigment in muscle) together with enzymes and electrolytes from inside the muscle cells. The risks with rhabdomyolysis include muscle breakdown and kidney failure since myoglobin is toxic t...
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<pathology> The destruction of skeletal muscle cells. Often the result of electrical injury, alcoholism, injury (or laying in one position for an extended period of time), drug side effects or toxins. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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(rab″do-mi-ol´ĭ-sis) disintegration of striated muscle fibers with excretion of myoglobin in the urine. See also crush syndrome.
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rhabdomyolysis 1. The destruction of skeletal muscle cells. Often the result of electrical injury, alcoholism, injury (or laying in one position for an extended period of time), drug side effects or toxins. 2. A condition in which skeletal muscle cells break down, releasing myoglobin (the oxygen-ca...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rab′dō-mī-ol′i-sis Definitions: 1. An acute, fulminating, potentially fatal disease of skeletal muscle that entails destruction of muscle, as evidenced by myoglobinemia and myoglobinuria.
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Rhabdomyolysis s is a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue (Greek: ῥαβδω rhabdo- striped μυς myo- muscle) breaks down (Greek: λύσις –lysis) rapidly. Breakdown products of damaged muscle cells are released into the bloodstream; some of these, such as the protein myoglobi...
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The rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle due to injury.
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