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About five months into her expedition, in Fort Morgan, Colo., McCarthy was diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis, a rare but dangerous condition linked with extreme physical exertion, in which muscle breaks down and releases a protein into the bloodstream.
One cause of rhabdomyolysis is extreme exercise, which damages soft muscle tissue and can cause discolored urine and lead to kidney damage.
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Origin and Etymology of rhabdomyolysis
First Known Use: 1956See Words from the same year
medical Definition of rhabdomyolysis
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