A potentially fatal disease marked by destruction or degeneration of skeletal muscle and often associated with myoglobinuria.
Classic Signs: abnormal urine color (dark, red, or cola colored), muscle tenderness, weakness of the affected muscle(s), generalized weakness, muscle stiffness or aching (myalgia).
Rhabdomyolysis secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum.
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Updated on: Apr. 18, 2013