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Rhabdomyolysis in hepatitis A: Uncommon complication of a common infection

 Department of General Medicine, JSS Medical College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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M Suresh Babu,
E and F Block, Kuvempunagar, Mysore - 570 023, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ajim.ajim_98_20

Hepatitis A is usually a mild self-limiting infection of liver. Rhabdomyolysis complicating acute nonfulminant hepatitis A is exceedingly rare. We present here a case report of 19-year-old young male with hepatitis A, who developed rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure. He underwent dialysis and made a complete recovery with normalization of laboratory tests.

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