Study of the Causes of the Breakdown of Muscle Fibers in Hospitalized Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01022450
Verified November 2009 by National Taiwan University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients who admitted to The National Taiwan University Hospital during 2003/1/1~2008/12/31 with rhabdomyolysis or related muscle diseases dignosis and clinical presentation.
Patients who admitted to The National Taiwan University Hospital during 2003/1/1~2008/12/31 with the following discharge diagnosis: myoglobinuria, rhabdomyolysis, myopathy, toxic myopathy, malignant hyperthermia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, polymyositis, myalgia and had acute neuromuscular illness presentations and serum creatinine kinase (CK) more than 5 times the upper limit of normal (male > 900 IU/L; female > 835 IU/L).
Patients with recent myocardial infarction or stroke, unless clinical history, examination, or electromyography showed a concomitant myopathy.