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Evolving paradigm of illnesses presented to medical Intensive Care Unit in body builders: Cases from tertiary care center

Keywords : Acute pancreatitis, anabolic steroids, bodybuilder, rhabdomyolysis, tetanus

Citation Information : Evolving paradigm of illnesses presented to medical Intensive Care Unit in body builders: Cases from tertiary care center. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (4):227-229.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.154559

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-03-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


Bodybuilding is the use of progressive resistance exercise to control and develop one′s musculature. With the rise in number of persons adopting this activity, there is evolving paradigm of illnesses presented to intensive care in this population subset. Strict adherence to details of bodybuilding and avoidance of unsupervised medications are essential to prevent untoward effects.

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