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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-39

Dysfunctional kidney due to dysfunctional thyroid!


Department of General Medicine, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. S Rashmi
Department of General Medicine, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru - 560 002, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/AJIM.AJIM_60_19

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Hypothyroidism can have various musculoskeletal manifestations such as myalgia, myopathy, or myositis. However, hypothyroidism causing rhabdomyolysis is rare. Moreover, the occurrence of acute kidney injury due to rhabdomyolysis precipitated by hypothyroidism is a rare, life-threatening yet reversible cause for renal dysfunction. Here, we report a case of an 18-year-old girl who presented with renal dysfunction following acute gastroenteritis, and on evaluation for worsening renal functions, she was found to have rhabdomyolysis due to hypothyroidism.


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