Management includes monitoring of electrolyte abnormalities, eliminating triggering toxins, and treatment of associated compartment syndrome, when present.
The causes of rhabdomyolysis are many and include alcohol, drugs, infection, toxins, vigorous exercise, severe injury, and acquired or inherited disorders.
M62.82 – Rhabdomyolysis
89010004 – Rhabdomyolysis
- Polymyositis / dermatomyositis / inflammatory myopathy
- Polymyalgia rheumatica
- Electrolyte abnormality (eg, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypocalcemia)
- Influenza / viral myositis or myalgia
- Hypothyroidism / hyperthyroidism
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura / hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Inborn errors of metabolism (eg, glycogen storage disorders [type 5, type 7])
- Mitochondrial myopathy
- Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Drug-induced myalgias or kidney injury (eg, statins, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
- Steroid myopathy
- Sickle cell disease