High doses statins administration causing rhabdomyolysis: case report 
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High doses statins administration causing rhabdomyolysis: case report.

[Article in Portuguese]
Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2005 Aug;49(4):604-9. Epub 2005 Oct 19.

Gama MP, Pellegrinello S, Alonso SS, Coelho JF, Martins CF, Biagini GL.

Servico de Endocrinologia e Diabetes, Departamento de Medicina Interna,
Faculdade Evangelica do Parana, Curitiba.

Rhabdomyolysis has been the theme in medical literature for the last fifty
years. In these last decades, with statins being used in primary and
secondary cardiovascular prevention events, this theme returns and statins
are now pointed as the trigger to this almost always fatal complication.
Rhabdomyolysis due to statins administration occurs mainly in association
with other {*filter*}. Our case reports on a patient with fatal statin-induced
rhabdomyolysis whose medical history included diffuse atheroscl{*filter*}
disease.

PMID: 16358092 [PubMed - in process]



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