Effects on muscle electrolytes of potassium and magnesium infusions, spironolactone medication and operation in a case of primary aldosteronism.


Serum and muscle electrolytes were determined in a case of primary aldosteronism before and after potassium and magnesium infusions as well as spironolactone treatment and following surgery. Repeated potassium infusions resulted in a transient normalization of the muscle potassium (K/m), followed within 3-4 days by a return to the previously low K/m… (More)