Hypokalemic periodic paralysis

Authors

  • Hamid Mukhtar
  • Shakeel Ahmad
  • Asim Javaid
  • Khurrum Qayyum

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.972

Keywords:

Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis. Legs. Arms. Thyrotoxicosis. Hypokalemia. Diabetes Mellitus. Asthenia. Paralyses, Familial Periodic. Paralysis.

Abstract

A case of 35 years old diabetic woman who presented to us with weakness of both arms and legs for past 3 days. Laboratory investigations showed potassium of 3.1mg/dl with no other prominent positive findings. After the diagnosis of hvpokalemic periodic paralysis she was managed with potassium chloride to which she responded well.

Published

2016-04-05

How to Cite

Mukhtar, H., Ahmad, S., Javaid, A., & Qayyum, K. (2016). Hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 12(4). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v12i4.972

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