SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care III
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Statin induced necrotizing myositis has become a more well-known entity within the spectrum of “statin induced myopathy”. A rare diagnosis, with a prevalence of 1 in 100,000, it is unclear the exact morbidity and mortality or even best practice treatment options available. This is a presentation of severe statin induced necrotizing myositis, eventually leading to intubation, artificial feeding, and death secondary to multiple complications throughout hospitalization.