International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Medicine | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 4.4 / 10

Can Hyperkalemia Masquerade Acute Myocardial Infarction - The Pseudoinfarction Pattern

Shahul Irfan D. | Umarani R.

Abstract: Hyperkalemia which is defined as serum potassium level more than 5.5 meq/L is a dangerous life threatening metabolic abnormality which needs an aggressive treatment to reduce the mortality to certain extent. Herewith we discuss an interesting case of a male in his 50s who presented to the ER with acute flaccid paralysis and ECG showing a pseudoinfarction pattern.

Keywords: Hyperkalemia, sine wave, ventricular fibrillation

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,

Pages: 1393 - 1396

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