[Pseudohyperkalemia of erythrocyte origin. Passive increase of membrane permeability to potassium].


The pseudo-hyperkalemia is a biochemical abnormality suspected when the blood level of K is increased, contrasting with the absence of usual symptoms of hyperkalemia. The diagnosis is confirmed by the discrepancy between K+ blood levels which are normal if measured immediately after the blood sample is drawn, and increased if the blood sample is incubated… (More)


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