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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.
Strenuous activity combined with heat increases the risk for rhabdomyolysis, which can lead to kidney failure and even death.
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Origin and Etymology of rhabdomyolysis
First Known Use: 1956See Words from the same year
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