Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 1369–1371

Rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure in a child with para-influenza type 1 infection

Brief Report

Abstract

We present a rare case of para-influenza type 1 virus-induced rhabdomyolysis, complicated by acute renal failure (ARF). The child underwent continuous venovenous haemofiltration and has shown full clinical and biochemical recovery. ARF due to rhabdomyolysis in para-influenza type 1 infection in a child has, to the best of our knowledge, not been previously reported.

Keywords

Rhabdomyolysis Para-influenza type 1 virus Acute renal failure Children 

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© IPNA 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsUniversity Hospital “Sestre Milosrdnice”ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Department for Paediatric Infectious DiseasesUniversity Hospital for Infectious DiseasesZagrebCroatia

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