Rhabdomyolysis

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What is rhabdomyolysis?

Rhabdomyolysis is the breakdown of muscle fibers resulting in the release of muscle fiber contents (myoglobin) into the bloodstream. Some of these are harmful to the kidney and frequently result in kidney damage.

Common symptoms reported by people with rhabdomyolysis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with rhabdomyolysis

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Compare treatments taken by people with rhabdomyolysis

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Who has rhabdomyolysis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 4
40s 10
50s 11
60s 6
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 26

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from rhabdomyolysis patients who have completed their condition history
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