Secondary hyperkalaemic paralysis.

@article{Evers1998SecondaryHP,
  title={Secondary hyperkalaemic paralysis.},
  author={Stefan Evers and Almut Engelien and V Karsch and Martina Hund},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={249-52}
}
Besides the hereditary hyperkalaemic paralysis, a secondary form exists which often mimicks Guillain-Barre syndrome. A 62 year old patient is reported on who developed severe hyperkalaemic paralysis on the basis of mild renal failure and additive spironolactone intake. Neurophysiological examinations disclosed normal muscle fibre activity but delayed nerve conduction velocities indicating that the mechanism underlying secondary hyperkalaemic paralysis is different from channelopathies… CONTINUE READING
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