Rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure associated with influenza virus type B infection

Amir Said Alizadeh Naderi, Biff F. Palmer

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A patient with rhabdomyolysis-induced acute renal failure due to influenza B virus infection is presented. Influenza B infection caused rhabdomyolysis with efflux of myoglobin from myocytes, causing acute renal failure. In conclusion, influenza virus type B can cause severe rhabdomyolysis leading to acute renal failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-89
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 2006



  • Acute renal failure
  • Influenza B virus
  • Rhabdomyolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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