Image of the Week: Why would this man's urine turn red after a house fire?

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After being rescued from a house fire, a man in his fifties is successfully resuscitated and brought to the emergency department. Following initial medical treatment, his nurse sees he is passing red-colored urine. Do you recognize the cause of this discoloration? Learn more about this case and join the conversation on Figure 1. 

 

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