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Myopathy and Rhabdomyolysis Associated with Hypophosphatemia

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

Hypophosphatemia may be associated with a myopathy and/or acute rhabdomyolysis. A lack of phosphate may impair a cell's ability to form ATP. The diagnosis can be easily missed if serum phosphate is not measured or the results overlooked.

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