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the presence of myoglobin in the urine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Excretion of myoglobin in the urine; results from muscle degeneration, which releases myoglobin into the blood; occurs in certain types of trauma (crush syndrome), advanced or protracted ischemia of muscle, or as a paroxysmal process of unknown etiology.
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Excretion of myoglobin in the urine.
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myoglobinuriaInternal medicine The loss of myoglobin in urine
Connective Tissue Disease Polymyositis, dermatomyositis
Hereditary Carnitine palmityl transferase deficiency, glycogen storage disease type V–phosphorylase deficiency, McArdle's disease, myopathies associated with glycogen or lipid storage, paroxysmal familial myoglobinuria, malignant hyperthermia, periodic paralysis
Bacteria–eg, Legionnaire's disease
Parasites–eg, trichinosis, toxoplasmosis
Viral–eg, EBV, influenza, herpes
Toxins Alcohol–alcoholic myopathy, carbon monoxide, phencyclidine–PCP, 'angel dust', ethylene glycol, insect venom, some diuretics, Haff disease–historic interest
Trauma Crush injury, excess/prolonged physical exertion–eg, marathon running, severe muscle injury, crush injury
Etcetera Hyperthermia, infarction due to vascular occlusion, seizures
The diagnosis is based on clinical suspicion–especially with bright red urine and ↑ CK
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Excretion of myoglobin in urine; results from muscle degeneration, which releases myoglobin into the blood; occurs in certain types of trauma (e.g., crush syndrome), advanced or protracted ischemia of muscle, or as a paroxysmal process of unknown etiology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
myoglobinuriaThe presence of MYOGLOBIN in the urine. This may occur when there is an excessive rate of breakdown of muscle (rhabdomyolysis) with release of myoglobin into the blood.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Reddish urine caused by excretion of myoglobin, a breakdown product of muscle.
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Meyer-Betz,Friedrich, 20th century German physician.
Meyer-Betz disease - Synonym(s): Meyer-Betz syndrome
Meyer-Betz syndrome - excretion of myoglobin in the urine resulting from muscle degeneration. Synonym(s): Meyer-Betz disease; myoglobinuria
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