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Rhabdomyolysis is a clinical syndrome that results from skeletal muscle breakdown and the release of intracellular enzymes into systemic circulation. We present a case of transaminitis and serum Creatinine Kinase (CK) levels exceeding 590,000 U/L without myoglobinuria or subsequent Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) after an acute psychotic episode. Case reports regarding such extreme serum CK elevations without myoglobinuria or ensuing renal failure in a non-traumatic case of rhabdomyolysis are minimal.
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Kramer, Mackenzie; Butkus, Joann; Chan, Vincent; Rosal, Nathaniel; Tzarnas, Stephanie; and Kim, Eunha, "HyperCKemia : Psychosis-Induced Non-Traumatic Rhabdomyolysis" (2021). Abington Jefferson Health Posters. 4.