Normokalemic Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis with Acute Resolution in the Emergency Department

@inproceedings{Gragg2017NormokalemicTP,
  title={Normokalemic Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis with Acute Resolution in the Emergency Department},
  author={James I. Gragg and Massimo Federico and Larry Bruce Mellick},
  booktitle={Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is a rare cause of acute paralysis in the emergency department (ED). The disorder is generally thought to be due to acute hypokalemia leading to paralysis. Treatment is generally targeted at correcting the thyrotoxic state with careful potassium repletion. We present a rare case of normokalemic, thyrotoxic periodic paralysis… CONTINUE READING