Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rhabdomyolysis Outlook

What to expect with rhabdomyolysis:

  • With early treatment, most people with rhabdomyolysis recover completely.

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Rhabdomyolysis References
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