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Recurrent acute renal failure with idiopathic paroxysmal myoglobinuria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1173649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A second episode of myoglobinuric renal failure requiring dialysis developed in a muscular 30-year-old man. His first episode, which was not exercise-related, had occurred in childhood and was accompanied by chills, fever, and leukocytosis, whereas the second followed unaccustomed exertion 15 years later. Despite two occurrences of severe renal failure and intermittent episodes of myoglobinuria, renal function is presently normal. Idiopathic paroxysmal myoglobinuria may produce recurrent life-threatening acute renal failure; however, the prognosis for recovery, as evidenced by this case, appears favorable.
F C Luft; F Vinicor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA     Volume:  233     ISSN:  0098-7484     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA     Publication Date:  1975 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-03     Completed Date:  1975-10-03     Revised Date:  2014-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501160     Medline TA:  JAMA     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Kidney Injury / etiology*,  therapy
Myoglobinuria / etiology*,  therapy
Peritoneal Dialysis
Physical Exertion*
Renal Dialysis
Time Factors

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