Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Epidemiology

  • Associated with:
    • Thyrotoxicosis/hyperthyroidism:
      • Genetics:

Diagnosis


Clinical


Treatment

  • KCl in 5% Mannitol:
    • Avoid NS (worsens renal K wasting) and D5W (worsens K influx into cells)
  • Treat hyperthyroidism – (if also present)

References

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