Rhabdomyolysis in Indonesian marathon athlete

  • Riadi Wirawan
  • Marina Ludong
Keywords: Rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinemia & myoglobinuria
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Serum and urine myoglobin assessments were conducted on 37 national marathon athletes who participated in the Asian Marathon III & Proklamaton XV. Three athletes showed a myoglobin value of < 50 ug/L and the other 34 athletes showed a myoglobin value of 211-3300 ug/L. Rhabdomyolysis were only found in 2 athletes, thus the prevalence of rhabdomyolysis is 6.1%. A correlation was found between myoglobinemia value and the athleteâs performance. (Med J Indones 2003; 12: 207-14)


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Wirawan R, Ludong M. Rhabdomyolysis in Indonesian marathon athlete. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2003Nov.1 [cited 2024Jul.21];12(4):207-14. Available from: https://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/115
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