myoglobinuric acute renal failure

myoglobinuric acute renal failure

Renal failure which follows the blockage of renal tubules with myoglobin, which may occur in a background of heroin overdose, phencyclidine (PCP) overdose, cardioversion, crush injury or rhabdomyolysis caused by various drugs—e.g., lovastatin, cyclosporine.
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Case report: polymyositis-induced myoglobinuric acute renal failure.
Recurrent rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuric acute renal failure in a patient with polymyositis.
Myoglobinuric acute renal failure in phencyclidine overdose: report of observations in eight cases.