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Case Report

Myonecrosis in Sickle Cell Anemia—Overlooked and Underdiagnosed

Table 1

Reports of Sickle Cell Myonecrosis in medical literature.

Age (years)SexFindingsCPK (IU/L)LDH (IU/L)Muscles involvedReference

30MPain swelling warmth tenderness300B/L deltoids, B/L quadriceps2
22MPain swelling warmth tendernessB/L deltoids, B/L thighs2
26FPain swelling warmth tenderness300B/L thigh and knee3
4MPain swelling tendernessRight thigh and knee3
44FPain swelling indurated contractureB/L deltoids4
36MPain swelling indurated contractureB/L quadriceps4
26MPain swelling indurationB/L quadriceps4
30MPain swelling indurated contractureB/L thighs5
42FIndurationNormalLeft elbow6
24MPain swelling warmth erythema2140592Left leg7
24FPain swelling warmth erythema644B/L thighs8
28MPain swelling warmth1851164Left thigh9
28FPain swelling induration624431B/L deltoids, B/L tricepsOur case

CPK: Creatine Phospho-Kinase; LDH: Lactate Dehydrogenase.

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