hypokalemic


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hypokalemic

(ˌhaɪpəʊkəˈliːmɪk)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by a deficiency of potassium in the blood
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The Company's rare neuromuscular franchise includes KEVEYIS (dichlorphenamide), the first and only FDA-approved treatment for hyperkalemic, hypokalemic, and related variants of primary periodic paralysis.
The critical role of chloride in the correction of hypokalemic alkalosis in man.
Hypokalemic hypertension related to clozapine: a case report.
SCN4A -associated disorders include hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (hyperPP, OMIM: 170500), hypokalemic periodic paralysis Type 2 (OMIM: 613345), paramyotonia congenita (PMC, OMIM: 168300), sodium channel myotonias (SCM, OMIM: 608390), and congenital myasthenic syndrome (OMIM: 614198).
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The molecular basis of inherited hypokalemic alkalosis: Bartter's and Gitelman's syndromes.
Other causes for transcellular shift are drugs such as tocolytics, theophylline toxicity, chloroquine toxicity, insulin overdose, beta agonist overdose, and familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
The accumulation of mineralocorticoid precursors (mainly, deoxycorticosterone and corticosterone) causes hypokalemic alkalosis and hypertension.
We report a case requiring multiple hospital admissions with a clinical diagnosis of hypokalemic periodic paralysis previously presented to us with severe hypokalemia associated with metabolic acidosis, which was later diagnosed to be secondary to Sjogren's syndrome.
Instead, it presents with muscle wasting, weakness, and syndrome of apparent mineralocorticoid excess (SAME), manifesting as resistant hypertension and hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis.
Bartter syndrome is a hereditary salt-losing renal tubular disorder characterized by hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis, hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis, polyuria, and hyperreninemia with normal arterial blood pressure.
PA occurs due to excess aldosterone production, which results in moderate to severe hypertension, hypokalemic alkalosis, low plasma renin activity, water-sodium retention, and other disorders [2, 3].