Alcoholic rhabdomyolysis: a review

Conn Med. 1995 Sep;59(9):519-21.


Two episodes of acute alcoholic myopathy occurring in one patient are reported to focus attention on a common problem, albeit one not well recognized. A brief review of rhabdomyolysis and its complications is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alcoholic Intoxication / complications*
  • Ethanol / poisoning*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Rhabdomyolysis / etiology*


  • Ethanol