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Ischemic myopathy
Neuro Notes

Patient with Painful Leg

Clinical History The 60-year-old patient was admitted for complaints of acute left lower extremity pain and weakness, and was found…

Necrotic myofibers, Rhabdomyolysis
Neuro Notes


Clinical history This 20-year-old patient was found in a prolonged seizure state (status epilepticus of unknown duration). CPK levels at…

Neuro Notes

Myofiber Injury

Clinical History The 50-year-old patient presented with proximal upper and lower extremity muscle weakness of several months duration. They also…

Neuro Notes

Necrotic Myofibers

This 20-year-old patient presented with acute onset muscle weakness and numbness. Laboratory studies showed elevated CPK (4000) and negative toxin/drug…