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Crush Syndrome

"Crush Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Severe systemic manifestation of trauma and ischemia involving soft tissues, principally skeletal muscle, due to prolonged severe crushing. It leads to increased permeability of the cell membrane and to the release of potassium, enzymes, and myoglobin from within cells. Ischemic renal dysfunction secondary to hypotension and diminished renal perfusion results in acute tubular necrosis and uremia.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Crush Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Crush Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014
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