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Eur J Emerg Med. 2001 Jun;8(2):155-7. Exertional rhabdomyolysis in a body builder abusing anabolic androgenic steroids.Braseth NR, Allison EJ Jr, Gough JE.Department of Emergency Medicine, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4354, USA.Rhabdomyolysis, or acute skeletal muscle destruction, may be accompanied by myoglobinaemia, myoglobinuria, and an elevated serum creatine kinase level. This disorder has many potential causes. In this article, the authors describe a case of rhabdomyolysis occurring after vigorous weight lifting by a man who was supplementing his weight-training programme with the intake of anabolic androgenic steroids dispensed to him by a colleague.PMID: 11436915 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]