Rhabdomyolysis Topic Guide
Rhabdomyolysis: Rhabdomyolysis is a condition in which there is damage to the skeletal muscle or muscles of the body. Common causes of rhabdomyolysis include trauma, burns, prolonged immobilization, escessive exercise, medications, drug abuse, other diseases, snake bites, and spider bites. The three main symptoms of rhabdomyolysis are muscle aches, muscle weakness, and darkened urine. Treatment for rhabdomyolysis needs to be prompt as rhabdomyolysis can be a life-threatening condition.
Epilepsy Epilepsy is a condition in which the brain repeatedly discharges its nerve cells in a disordered way resulting in seizure, which is characterized by a temporary failure of motor, sensory and mental function. Epilepsy can be a disease in itself or result as a symptom of some other disorder like cancer or drug withdrawal. Treatment includes anticovulsant medications.