A 24-year-old Samoan woman had rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinuria, and acute renal failure, secondary to tropical pyomyositis. The pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and management of pyomyositis and myoglobinuric renal failure are reviewed.
(Arch Intern Med 138:1145-1146, 1978)
Armstrong JH. Tropical Pyomyositis and Myoglobinuria. Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(7):1145–1146. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630320077027