Rhabdomyolysis with acute kidney injury in a case of hanging

Kushal Naha, Kavitha Saravu, Balasubramanian Ramachandran

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Although well-known as a complication of other hypoxic conditions such as near drowning, status asthmaticus and carbon monoxide poisoning, rhabdomyolysis has not been reported in patients with hanging. The authors report a case of partial hanging complicated by rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 04-11-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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