Eleni Geladari, Vasilios Papademetriou, Hans Moore, David Lu
We present a 59-year-old black male with history of type-1 diabetes and alcohol abuse. Patient became critically ill after a 5-day period of burning throat discomfort. On arrival patient was lethargic, in cardiogenic shock with a blood pressure of 81/47mmHg. Immediate diagnoses included diabetic ketoacidosis, acute renal failure, and possible septic shock. He was intubated, resuscitated with intravenous fluids, maintained on three inotropic agents, and given empiric wide spectrum antibiotics. An ECG showed a new ST elevation MI and an echocardiogram showed severe LV dysfunction...
January 2018: Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine: Including Molecular Interventions
Abhinav Agrawal, Hadie Razjouyan, Paavani Atluri, Apoorva Patel, Margaret Eng
Acute viral myositis is a fairly rare condition and usually seen in recovery phase of illness, especially in pediatric or geriatric population. Influenza type A, specifically H1N1 may present with generalized myositis and mild elevation of creatinine kinase in addition to usual manifestations. We would like to discuss an atypical presentation of Type A Influenza (H1N1) in a middle aged male who was never immunized for influenza, presenting with fever, vomiting, anuria and acute severe left upper extremity pain...
2014: IDCases
A Hlaváčová, L Krbková, I Čapovová, L Klapačová, Z Jirsenská, M Ryzí, J Bednářová
STUDY AIM: Analysis of the course of benign acute childhood myosistis during the influenza epidemic of 2012/2013, with a focus on the clinical specificities, laboratory findings, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, and prognosis. METHODS: A retrospective study was conducted of 10 patients with myositis during influenza infection. The haematological and biochemistry parameters were analysed. A direct real time-PCR assay was used to detect the virus from nasopharyngeal swabs...
October 2015: Epidemiologie, Mikrobiologie, Imunologie
Mario F Fadila, Kenneth J Wool
CONTEXT: Rhabdomyolysis is a serious clinical syndrome that results from damage to skeletal muscles. Common causes include drugs, crush injuries, seizures, heat, exertion, and infection. Viral infections, particularly Influenza A, have been recognized as a cause of rhabdomyolysis. CASE REPORT: Our report describes a 58-year-old male who presented with viral pneumonia secondary to Influenza A virus infection. His hospital course was complicated by acute renal failure secondary to rhabdomyolysis, which was attributed to an overwhelming viremia...
March 2015: North American Journal of Medical Sciences
Marion Desdouits, Sandie Munier, Marie-Christine Prevost, Patricia Jeannin, Gillian Butler-Browne, Simona Ozden, Antoine Gessain, Sylvie Van Der Werf, Nadia Naffakh, Pierre-Emmanuel Ceccaldi
Besides the classical respiratory and systemic symptoms, unusual complications of influenza A infection in humans involve the skeletal muscles. Numerous cases of acute myopathy and/or rhabdomyolysis have been reported, particularly following the outbreak of pandemic influenza A(H1N1) in 2009. The pathogenesis of these influenza-associated myopathies (IAM) remains unkown, although the direct infection of muscle cells is suspected. Here, we studied the susceptibility of cultured human primary muscle cells to a 2009 pandemic and a 2008 seasonal influenza A(H1N1) isolate...
2013: PloS One
Rodrigo Barbosa Callado, Tassia Gabrielle Ponte Carneiro, Camille Carneiro da Cunha Parahyba, Neiberg de Alcantara Lima, Geraldo Bezerra da Silva Junior, Elizabeth de Francesco Daher
Influenza A infection has been described as a major viral cause of infection-induced rhabdomyolysis, but to date, only one reported case was described as having been induced by influenza vaccine. We describe a case of a man who had been using statins and developed rhabdomyolysis the day after influenza A H1N1 vaccination. A 58-year-old man was admitted at the emergency room complaining of impaired gait. The patient reported receiving influenza A H1N1 vaccine 5 days prior to the admission, with symptoms beginning the day after the inoculation...
March 2013: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
Ketan K Patel, Atul K Patel, Shalin Shah, Rajiv Ranjan, Sudhir V Shah
Neurological complications of influenza are well known. Influenza A is commonly associated with neurological complications. Neurological complications especially encephalitis is described in the pediatric age group of patients with current pandemic novel H1N1 infection. We are describing a case of novel H1N1 infection presenting with multi-system involvement (encephalitis, bilateral pneumonia, severe rhabdomyolysis leading to renal failure and polyneuropathy) in adult patient.
July 2012: Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
R A Fearnley, S W Lines, A J P Lewington, A R Bodenham
We report a case of Influenza A-induced rhabdomyolysis causing acute kidney injury in a young adult female who required invasive ventilation and renal replacement therapy. This case was further complicated by posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Although this represents an extremely rare neurological complication of Influenza A infection, an appreciation of the condition and its management is important, given the high numbers of critically ill patients recently affected by H1N1 Influenza A in intensive care units in the UK...
August 2011: Anaesthesia
Eiichi Sato, Tsukasa Nakamura, Hikaru Koide
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April 2011: Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis
Andrés F Sosa, Gisela Banauch
BACKGROUND: Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) frequently causes severe necrotizing pneumonia in young patients. CASE: We present the case of a 24-year-old male, who was brought to the emergency department with persistent fevers, confusion, and severe cough. He was found to have necrotizing pneumonia, pneumomediastinum, and rhabdomyolysis with renal failure. Cultures were positive for influenza A and CA-MRSA. After a prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay, he made a complete recovery...
February 2012: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
M Parikh, G Dolson, V Ramanathan, W Sangsiraprapha
The WHO recently declared that the novel influenza H1N1 virus was responsible for the 2009 flu pandemic. As the virus continues to spread globally and affect more individuals, more complications of infection with this virus are being recognized. To our knowledge, we report the first case of H1N1-induced rhabdomyolysis leading to acute renal failure in an adult. This case highlights the importance of recognizing a significant extrapulmonary complication of H1N1 infection.
April 2010: Clinical Microbiology and Infection
Raúl Carrillo-Esper, Sofía Ornelas-Arroyo, Estela Pérez-Bustos, Jesús Sánchez-Zúñiga, Misael Uribe-Esquivel
Rabdomiolysis and acute renal failure secondary to influenza infection are rare. Up to now, few cases have been reported and most of them are primarily among children. Myositis associated to influenza infection is caused by the toxic effect of the virus in the muscular fiber, dysregulation of inflammatory cytokines and a cross reaction between the muscle fiber and the viral particles. We present the case of a 57 year old male with a diagnosis of H1N1 influenza who developed polyuria, oligoanuria, elevation of lactic dehydrogenase, myoglobin, creatinin phosphokinase and an electromyography with a myopathic pattern...
November 2009: Gaceta Médica de México
C-T Wu, S-H Hsia, J-L Huang
AIM: Influenza B-associated rhabdomyolysis (IBAR) is an infrequent and little-known complication of influenza B virus infection in children. Diagnosis is usually made based on clinical history, the presence of influenza in the community and detection of virus in nasopharyngeal specimens. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and laboratory manifestations, complications and outcomes of IBAR in Taiwanese children. METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted in patients aged < 17 years who had been diagnosed with IBAR at a university children's hospital in North Taiwan during 2000-2007...
November 2010: Acta Paediatrica
Dimple D'Silva, Saliya Hewagama, Richard Doherty, Tony M Korman, Jim Buttery
We report the first case of myositis and rhabdomyolysis after infection with novel influenza A (H1N1/09) virus. The case demonstrates the novel virus' capacity for causing significant disease. Myositis and the possibility of rhabdomyolysis should be considered in any individual presenting with influenza-like symptoms in which severe myalgia or muscle weakness is apparent. It is likely that we will see severe clinical manifestations of infection with this novel influenza virus in the coming respiratory virus season...
December 2009: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Jason D Heiner, Vincent L Ball
BACKGROUND: Benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) is a rare transient muscle syndrome classically occurring in children after a viral upper respiratory infection (URI). BACM causes difficulty walking due to severe bilateral calf pain. The incidence of this well-described phenomenon is uncertain but infrequent, and it is typically appreciated during times of large influenza outbreaks and epidemics. The URI symptoms that precede BACM are consistent with an uncomplicated viral influenza infection and include fever, malaise, cough, sore throat, headache, and rhinitis...
September 2010: Journal of Emergency Medicine
Y S Ng, H S Li, C W Chan
Bilateral femoral nerve compression neuropathy caused by primary iliopsoas muscle pathology is rare. We report a case of extensive compartment syndrome of the right arm and both legs associated with bilateral femoral nerve palsy resulting from severe muscle swelling secondary to influenza A infection. Our objective is to alert physicians to the possible development of compartment syndrome in patients with influenza and severe myalgia. We also reviewed the literature on the pathophysiology and management of femoral nerve compression neuropathy...
April 2008: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
M Abe, T Higuchi, K Okada, K Kaizu, K Matsumoto
AIMS: Influenza-associated rhabdomyolysis induces renal failure with a fatal outcome. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment efficacy of influenza-associated rhabdomyolysis patients with acute renal failure (ARF). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The subjects included 6 patients who had presented with rhabdomyolysis and ARF due to influenza infection on admission to our university hospital and its 2 affiliated hospitals between January 2002 and February 2004...
September 2006: Clinical Nephrology
M Hoeksma, M C van Baasbank, J A Remijn, G J H M Ruijs, L Veenhuizen
A 16-year-old girl presented at the emergency unit with myalgia following a flu-like episode. Laboratory tests indicated severe rhabdomyolysis and nephritis. Autoimmune-induced myositis was excluded on the basis of negative tests for antinuclear antibodies; prednisolone treatment was discontinued 1 week later. The patient recovered gradually and was discharged with physiotherapy 2 weeks later. High positive titres of complement-binding antibody against influenza B virus were found, i.e. 1:125 and 1:250 on days to and 25 of illness, respectively...
February 25, 2006: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
P Agyeman, A Duppenthaler, U Heininger, C Aebi
BACKGROUND: Influenza-associated myositis (IAM) is an infrequent and poorly known complication of influenza virus infection in children. The aim of this study was to describe five cases of IAM and to review the literature on IAM in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective analysis of cases of IAM diagnosed at two university children's hospitals in Switzerland during two consecutive influenza seasons. Findings were compared with 39 individual case reports and five publications summarizing an additional 272 cases identified by a medical online library (MEDLINE) search...
August 2004: Infection
S E Morton, M Mathai, R P Byrd, C L Fields, T M Roy
Influenza A pneumonia accounts for a significant number of the community-acquired pneumonias in the United States. While myalgia is a common complaint in influenza A infection, few cases of rhabdomyolysis associated with this virus have been described. Although it has been recently recognized that rhabdomyolysis complicating certain bacterial pneumonias has important prognostic implications, rhabdomyolysis in the setting of influenza A pneumonia does not appear to carry the same prognostic significance.
January 2001: Southern Medical Journal
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