13 - Rabdomyelsis and Acute Renal Failure Due To Heroin Usage
Taner Baştürk, Özlem Harmankaya, Birgül Turhan, Yahya Öztürk, Sema Karul, Yüksel Altuntaş.
In this case report we present two pakients with acute renafl failure as a result of non traumatic rhabdomylesis due to heroin usage. Both of their complaints as they came to the emergency clinic were fatigue, generalized pain, passage of dark urine. Acute renal failure as a result of rhabdomylesis due to heroin usage is a rare event and recovery from renal failure without the need of hemodialysis in both cases was noteworthy.
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