A case of middle aged male who developed swelling and weakness of muscles in the lower limbs following a heavy binge of alcohol is being reported. He had myoglobinuria and developed acute renal failure for which he was dialyzed. Acute alcoholic myopathy is not a well recognized condition and should be considered in any intoxicated patient who presents with muscle tenderness and weakness.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - May 25 2000|
- Acute renal failure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology