Primary varicella-zoster-induced rhabdomyolysis

Michael J. Will, Richard B. Hecker, Patricia I. Wathen

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

17 Scopus citations

Abstract

Acute rhabdomyolysis after uncomplicated, primary varicella-zoster infection is a rare condition that is sparsely reported in the literature. We report a case of acute rhabdomyolysis due to varicella-zoster infection and review the literature regarding the etiology, diagnosis, and management of this potentially life-threatening condition. Rapid recognition, along with appropriate treatment, should result in an excellent recovery without adverse sequelae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)915-920
Number of pages6
JournalSouthern medical journal
Volume89
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Primary varicella-zoster-induced rhabdomyolysis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this