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Rhabdomyolysis after group C streptococcal infection

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Author(s): Hilde Haugedal Nordal | Bård Reiakvam Kittang | Laurence Albert Bindoff

Journal: Infectious Disease Reports
ISSN 2036-7430

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: e15;
Date: 2010;
Original page

ABSTRACT
We describe a young woman with a group C streptococcal throat infection complicated by rhabdomyolysis. Muscle biopsy from quadriceps was normal, and molecular studies showed no evidence of direct microbial invasion. This is only the second case in which the usually benign group C streptococcus has been linked with muscle destruction.

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