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Rhabdomyolysis caused by strenuous computer gaming
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
A 40-year-old man presented with decreased mental ability and acute renal failure. He had played computer games for 3 days without rest and proper oral intake before coming to our hospital. On admission, serum creatinine was 10.1 mg/dl. Urinalysis showed dysmorphic red blood cell (16-20/HPF) and proteinuria. Serum creatinine kinase was 13 840 U/l (normal range, 5-217) and serum myoglobin was 8621 ng/ml (normal range, 12-80). Other serological tests were all negative. Tc-99m MDP bonedoi:10.1093/ndt/gfl816 pmid:17259651 fatcat:qjb2pydennapnniyimj5tmeaay