Anabolic steroid use resulting in multi-organ failure

A new article in JMCR from Ali Samaha and colleagues reports a case of multiple organ failure in a 24-year old man who had been taking testosterone injections three times a week for two months, as well as diuretics and amino acid 24739883supplements.

The patient presented at the emergency room with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, and was admitted for management with a primary diagnosis of acute pancreatitis, acute renal failure and hypercalcemia.

Read the case report in full here.


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