Hypokalemia

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Revision as of 00:02, 14 November 2011

 Hypokalemia is when the blood contains lower levels of potassium (K+) than normal. 


Some possible causes of hypokalemia may be:


Symptoms of severe hypokalemia include:


References

  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001510/
  2. Mount DB, Zandi-Nejad K. Disorders of potassium balance. In: Brenner BM, ed. Brenner and Rector's The Kidney. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2008:chap 15.
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