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.