Dengue-associated hypokalemic paralysis: causal or incidental?

  title={Dengue-associated hypokalemic paralysis: causal or incidental?},
  author={Hardeep Singh Malhotra and Ravindra Kumar Garg},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={344 1-2},
Dengue-associated hypokalemic paralysis is considered an important but under-emphasized neuromuscular complication of dengue virus infection. Review of the published literature reveals that 35 instances of hypokalemic paralysis associated with dengue have been recorded from the Indian subcontinent and all but two, were males. The median age of presentation is 29 years and moderate to severe grade pure motor quadriparesis is precipitated during the phase of defervescence of moderate to high… CONTINUE READING