Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis

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Rojith Karandode Balakrishnan; Suresh Rama Chandran; Geetha Thirumalnesan; Nedumaran Doraisamy;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, volume 15, issue Suppl2, pages S147-S149 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.83360, pmc: PMC3169856
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | oral potassium | hypokalemia | Acute flaccid periodic paralysis | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | thyrotoxicosis | genetic predisposition | Case Report | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology
    mesheuropmc: nervous system diseases

This article aims at highlighting the importance of suspecting thyrotoxicosis in cases of recurrent periodic flaccid paralysis; especially in Asian men to facilitate early diagnosis of the former condition. A case report of a 28 year old male patient with recurrent peri... View more
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