World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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Rhabdomyolysis Induced by a Mild Case of Salmonella Gastroenteritis

Anjali Singla and Anunta Virapongse
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2013, 2:8

Abstract

Rhabdomyolysis is a rare complication of Salmonella infection. We report a case of a 19-year-old male who presented with gastroenteritis, and was found to have rhabdomyolysis without other severe complications. It is important to recognize that a mild case of gastroenteritis may have accompanying severe clinical complications, such as rhabdomyolysis.




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