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Gupta P, Singh VP, Chatterjee S, Agarwal AK
Correspondence: Dr Ashok Kumar Agarwal, firstname.lastname@example.org
A 30-year-old Indian man presented with progressive renal impairment following a seizure. The complaint of troublesome back pain led to the suspicion of rhabdomyolysis being the cause of acute renal failure. The diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis was supported by a markedly elevated serum creatinine phosphokinase level. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a right paraspinal muscle tear. The patient underwent haemodialysis and subsequently had a rapid and complete recovery.
Keywords: acute renal failure, rhabdomyolysis, seizure
Singapore Med J 2010; 51(4): e79-e80