Hypokalemic paralysis due to primary sjögren syndrome: Literature review

  title={Hypokalemic paralysis due to primary sj{\"o}gren syndrome: Literature review},
  author={J. Rissardo and Ana Let{\'i}cia Fornari Caprara},
  journal={Indian Journal of Medical Specialities},
  pages={51 - 53}
  • J. RissardoA. Caprara
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Indian Journal of Medical Specialities
Dear Editor, We read an article in “Indian Journal of Medical Specialities” with great interest. Singh et al., in 2019, reported a case of an adult female who presented with acute quadriplegia and respiratory distress. A diagnosis of renal tubular acidosis (RTA) type 1 (distal) was made. On further tests, antiSjögren’s syndrome (SS)-A/Ro and antiSS-B/La were strongly positive. A diagnosis of SS with hypokalemia due to RTA and demyelinating pure motor axonal polyneuropathy was made. After 3… 
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