• incidence
  • Due to a lack of formal clinical definitions, the incidence of rhabdomyolysis (and myopathic events in general) has been challenging to evaluate in clinical research. (news-medical.net)
  • It is one of many types of rhabdomyolysis that can occur and because of this the exact prevalence and incidence are unclear. (wikipedia.org)
  • syndrome
  • German military medical literature referred to rhabdomyolysis as crush syndrome during World War I, and more detailed descriptions of the diseases ensued after the World War II and the Blitz of London in 1941. (news-medical.net)
  • Rhabdomyolysis and crush syndrome are commonly found as a result of natural disasters, particularly in areas often involved by earthquakes. (news-medical.net)
  • It is known that crush syndrome develops in 30-50% of cases of traumatic rhabdomyolysis. (news-medical.net)
  • Thirteen Iowa football players have been hospitalized after developing rhabdomyolysis, a stress-induced muscle syndrome following strenuous workouts. (thegazette.com)
  • week's
  • During a Wednesday afternoon news conference, the University of Iowa confirmed the Gazette's Tuesday night report that rhabdomyolysis had stricken players after last week's workouts. (thegazette.com)
  • risk
  • To identify and characterize risk factors for rhabdomyolysis in patients prescribed statin monotherapy or statin plus fibrate therapy. (labome.org)
  • There are certain factors that might cause an individual to have a greater risk of developing muscle related problems, including rhabdomyolysis, if they are taking a statin. (yourlawyer.com)
  • Because the risk of rhabdomyolysis is increased at higher doses, Health Canada recommends that all patients taking Crestor, or any cholesterol lowering drug, should be on the lowest dose that will meet their treatment goal. (yourlawyer.com)
  • The Health Canada advisory pointed out that some patients who are candidates for statin use may have pre-existing medical conditions which might cause them to have a greater risk of developing rhabdomyolysis as well as lesser muscle-related problems. (drug-injury.com)
  • include
  • It is a significant problem for those injured in earthquakes and relief efforts for such disasters often include medical teams equipped to treat survivors with rhabdomyolysis. (wikipedia.org)