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Monday, December 22, 2014
A 50 year old man with hyperlipidemia decides to make up a diet consisting entirely of the fruit shown above and juice from the fruit. He presents with aches and pains all over, and his CK is quite elevated. FYI, this is not a real diet.
Challenge: What fruit is shown above and what is the cause of the CK elevation?
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