Estela Pérez-Bustos
Internal medicineRespiratory failureInfluenza A virusLiver biopsyDiseaseRNA virusOrthomyxoviridaeH1n1 infectionHuman influenzaMedicineGastroenterology
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Abstract Influenza A is a disease caused by a RNA virus, member of the orthomyxoviridae family. The influenza infection is characterized primarily by pulmonary affection that may advance to an acute pulmonary respiratory failure course. Hepatic involvement is not frequent and accounts for
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SUMMARY Rabdomiolysis and acute ranal failure secondary to influenza infection are rare. Up to now, few cases have been reported and most of them are primarily among children. Myositis associated to influenza infection is caused by the toxic efect of the virus in the muscular fiber, dysregulation of inflamatory citokines and a cross reaction between the muscle fiber and the viral particles. We present the case of a 57 year old male with a diagnosis of H1N1 influenza who developed polyuria, oligo...
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