Clinical Profile of Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Mayilananthi, K (2007) Clinical Profile of Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis. Masters thesis, Madras Medical College, Chennai.


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CONCLUSION: On Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis: • Incidence ratio M: F = 3:1. • Commonest age group is in the third decade. • 40% have had similar attack in the past. • Flaccid quadriparesis was the commonest mode of presentation. • About 37% of the patient had first degree relative with similar attacks. • Most of the patient have had serum potassium level between 2 to 3 meq/L. • ECG abnormalities has been observed in 80% of the patients most of these patients were treated with oral potassium chloride alone. • Outcome was good in all patients.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Clinical Profile ; Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis.
Subjects: MEDICAL > General Medicine
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 03:39
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2018 15:57

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