Rhabdomyolysis (cont.)

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What is the prognosis for rhabdomyolysis?

The overall prognosis of rhabdomyolysis is favorable as long as it is recognized and treated promptly. Most causes of rhabdomyolysis reversible. Severe cases of rhabdomyolysis may be associated with kidney damage and electrolyte imbalance and hospitalization and even dialysis can be required.

REFERENCE: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis.

Medically reviewed by: Rambod Rouhbakhsh, M.D., MBA, FAAFP


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/8/2013

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