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Case Studies | Anaesthesiology | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis-A Case Report
Abstract: It is a rare condition in which patients have severe episodes of muscle weakness concomitant to variations in blood potassium levels. It is an Autosomal dominant Condition. Periodic paralysis are channellopathies caused by mutation in genes encoding ion channels. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a diagnosis of Exclusion and recovery of weakness following potassium correction supports the diagnosis. Long term goal of therapy is to avoid attacks, Hence patients should be aware of importance of low carbohydrate diet and consequence of intense exercise.
Keywords: Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, HypoKPP, Autosomal Dominant, Acute Onset Weakness
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,
Pages: 999 - 1001