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hypokalemia

[‚hī·pō·kə′lē·mē·ə]
(physiology)
A reduction in the normal amount of potassium in the blood.
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Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis.
A thiazide test for the diagnosis of renal tubular hypokalemic disorders.
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis associated with thyrotoxicosis, renal tubular acidosis and nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.
Among the metabolic causes, hypokalemic paralysis (HP) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by acute reversible muscle weakness and hypokalemia.
This leads to a significant overreporting of whole-blood potassium concentrations with >33% of hypokalemic cases missed.
Few hypertensive patients started on low-dose diuretics will become hypokalemic, and most of those who do will have serum levels greater than or equal to 3.
Renal tubular acidosis, hypokalemic paralysis, rhabdomyolysis, and acute renal failure -- A rare presentation of Chinese herbal nephropathy.
All were hypochloremic and hypokalemic, with varying degrees of alkalosis and microhematuria.
There are eight inheritable myopathies: central core disease, myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, myotubular myopathy, nemaline myopathy, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis and normokalemic periodic paralysis.
In patients treated with various doses of losartan and hydrochlorothiazide, there was also a dose-related decrease in the hypokalemic response to hydrochlorothiazide as the dose of losartan was increased, as well as a dose-related decrease in serum uric acid with increasing doses of losartan.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 11, 2015-Taro Pharmaceutical Industries wins US FDA approval for Keveyis 50 mg tablets for treating primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis
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