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A case report and review of hypokalemic paralysis secondary to renal tubular acidosis

Pediatric Nephrology : Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association

Jun 1, 2005

Nilzete Liberato BresolinRonaldo José Melo da Silva

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A 5-year-old girl with distal renal tubular acidosis (RTA) and hypokalemic muscle paralysis is reported. RTA is a known cause of hypokalemia, but in spite of the presence of persistent hypokalemia muscular paralysis is uncommon, rarely described in children, and the onset of paralysis m...read more

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Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis
Nephrocalcinosis
Drugs used in migraine prophylaxis
Hypokalemia
Tomography, Ultrasonic
Differential Diagnosis
Muscle
Prophylactic Behavior
Renal Tubular Acidosis, Type II
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A case report and review of hypokalemic paralysis secondary to renal tubular acidosis

Pediatric Nephrology : Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association

Jun 1, 2005

Nilzete Liberato BresolinRonaldo José Melo da Silva

PMID: 15772828

DOI: 10.1007/s00467-005-1833-9

Abstract

A 5-year-old girl with distal renal tubular acidosis (RTA) and hypokalemic muscle paralysis is reported. RTA is a known cause of hypokalemia, but in spite of the presence of persistent hypokalemia muscular paralysis is uncommon, rarely described in children, and the onset of paralysis m...read more

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Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis
Nephrocalcinosis
Drugs used in migraine prophylaxis
Hypokalemia

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