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McArdle’s disease presenting with acute renal failure

Ajesh Basantharan Maharaj, Vinod Patel

Abstract


We report on an interesting patient who presented with acute renal failure from rhabdomyolysis and was found to have McArdle’s disease on further investigation.

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Ajesh Basantharan Maharaj, Department of Internal Medicine, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital and School of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Vinod Patel, Department of Neurology, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and School of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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Keywords

McArdle’s disease; Acute renal failure; Creatine kinase; Myophosphorylase

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2016;106(5):469. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i5.10348

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-11-15
Date published: 2016-03-29

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