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Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease I |

Diaphragmatic Weakness Due to Statin Myopathy

Bradly Biagioni, MD; Kathryn Milne, MD; Christopher Carlsten, MD; Richard Bebb, MD; Gillian Gibson, MD; Jeremy Road, MD
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University of British Columbia, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1085A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1192
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease I

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: HMG CoA-reductatase inhibitors (statins) are among the most widely prescribed drugs, and effectively reduce cardiovascular risk. Clinically significant and histologically proven statin-induced myopathy can occur with or without elevation of creatinine kinase (CK).(1) We present a case of persistent bilateral diaphragmatic weakness secondary to statin-induced myopathy.

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