How do myoglobin and hemoglobin present in heat stroke?

Updated: Aug 02, 2019
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Myoglobin causes a reddish brown discoloration of the urine but does not affect the color of plasma. This is in contrast to hemoglobin, which causes discoloration of both plasma and urine.


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