DOI: 10.1080/08998280.2021.1897341
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Vishal Patel, Bashar Alzghoul, Saminder Singh Kalra

Abstract: Although patients with COVID-19 can have mild nonspecific myalgia and mild elevation of creatinine kinase levels, severe myalgia along with elevation of creatinine kinase levels >10 times the upper normal limit and dark-colored urine indicate an underlying severe rhabdomyolysis. This report describes a 60-year-old morbidly obese man who was found to have severe rhabdomyolysis, along with acute kidney injury, dark-colored urine, and a positive COVID-19 test. He had a prolonged hospital course requiring continuo…

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