Rhabdomyolysis and myopericarditis with renal failure in a patient of status epilepticus

Santosh Kumar Pandey, Rajnish Avasthi


Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by the destruction and leakage of muscle cell components into the circulation. Sustained and prolonged muscle activity is an important factor causing the same. Most of the reported cases in the literature were due to status epilepticus. We report the case of a 25-year-old male who developed acute renal failure and myopericarditis in association with non-traumatic rhabdomyolysis following status epilepticus.


Rhabdomyolysis, Myopericarditis, Status epilepticus, Acute kidney injury

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