myoglobinuria


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myoglobinuria

[‚mī·ə‚glō·bə′nu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of myoglobin in the urine.
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Red-brown urine may be caused by intake of certain foods and medications and by hematuria, hemoglobinuria, myoglobinuria, and porphyrinuria.
Very-long-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency in a child with recurrent myoglobinuria.
Initial laboratory work up revealed mild leukocytosis, hypotonic hyponatremia, increased hepatic enzymes and creatine phosphokinase with myoglobinuria (Table 1).
Hypokalaemic myopathy with myoglobinuria associated with liquorice ingestion.
Myoglobinuria is always serious because it can clog the kidneys and you could need special kidney support treatment, even dialysis.
7) Renal failure is the second most common complication (8%), as a result of rhabdomyolysis and myoglobinuria.
Alkaline diuresis using isotonic saline, sodium bicarbonate, and diuretics are used in the management of myoglobinuria.
Reperfusion of ischaemic muscles may produce myoglobinuria and acute renal dysfunction.
As such, a combination of myoglobinuria and elevated plasma CK levels confirms the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis.
Among these patients, laboratory studies may demonstrate myoglobinemia, myoglobinuria, and an elevated levels of muscle enzymes such as CPK (25,26).