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485 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Polyuria

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Hypokalemia more commonly occurs in acute care settings when body stores may be depleted and IV insulin is used.[msdmanuals.com] This is because both disorders cause polyuria , or excessive urine output.[courses.washington.edu] The patient was admitted due to polyuria and weight loss in the past few days. The initial blood glucose level was 1167mg/dL.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    , Matthew P. Gray , Andrea K. Morrison , Michael N. Levas , Elizabeth A. Kessler , Garick D. Hill , Marc H. Gorelick , Jeffrey L. Jackson Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Dexamethasone has been proposed as an equivalent therapy to prednisone/prednisolone for acute asthma exacerbations in pediatric patients.[…][doi.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    […] following features of CS: skin thinning, severe hypercortisolemia (24-hour urinary free cortisol 10 times the upper limit of normal), ectopic secretion of ACTH, and severe hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] low ACTH Presentation Symptoms depression and psychological changes oligomenorrhea growth retardation weakness acne excessive hair growth symptoms of diabetes (polydipsia, polyuria[step2.medbullets.com] A 59-year-old man presented with nasal congestion and neck swelling and was noted to have hypokalemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    PURPOSE: To compare one vs. two bag system with respect to blood glucose variability (BGV), time for resolution of acidosis and incidence of hypoglycemia, hypokalemia, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was treated without dialysis and was cured after a polyuria period of 2 months after the oliguric period.[oadoi.org] The patient developed polydipsia and polyuria one week before admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Conn Syndrome

    Hypernatremia, hypervolemia and hypokalemia are common.[symptoma.com] […] pri·mar·y al·dos·ter·on·ism an adrenocortical disorder caused by excessive secretion of aldosterone and characterized by headaches, nocturia, polyuria, fatigue, hypertension[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It is often symptomless, but may present with symptoms of hypokalaemia – such as muscle weakness, fatigue, polyuria, cramps. 2/3 are due to a solitary mineralocorticoid producing[almostadoctor.co.uk]

  • Hypokalemic Nephropathy

    Certain herbal products, like licorice and gan cao may be causative for hypokalemia.[symbiosisonlinepublishing.com] Hypokalemia can lead to a renal concentrating defect leading to polyuria and polydipsia- DI 2.[nephronpower.com] Chronic diarrhea commonly causes hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Renal Tubular Acidosis

    Subsequently, type 1 RTA due to Sjögren's syndrome was unveiled by sustained hypokalemia (3.3 to 3.4 mEq/L), persistent alkaline urine pH ( 6.0) despite metabolic acidosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite polyuria, both patients developed resistant hyperkalemia that needed further hemodialysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical Manifestations In children the clinical spectrum is nonspecific including anorexia, failure to thrive, vomiting and dehydration, constipation, polyuria, and polydipsia[renaltube.com]

  • Bartter's Disease

    Laboratory testing is significant for hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis.[medbullets.com] Abstract Bartter syndrome is an autosomic recessive disease characterized by severe polyuria and sodium renal loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After birth he displayed extreme polyuria, severe renal sodium and chloride loss, and marked hypercalciuria.[link.springer.com]

  • Diabetic Ketotic Coma

    […] also eliminates ketone bodies (2) insulin – turn off gluconeogenesis/glycogenolysis [K ] must be carefully monitored, since insulin causes K to enter cells – hyperkalemia Þ hypokalemia[d3jonline.tripod.com] The major causes of death are circulatory collapse, hypokalemia, infection, and cerebral edema.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The initial symptoms of DKA include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, polyuria, and thirst. Abdominal pain, altered mental function, or frank coma may ensue.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    MayoClinic.com: Low potassium (hypokalemia) MedicineNet.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) eMedicineHealth.com: Low Potassium (Hypokalemia) Content of Selected Foods per Common[en.wikipedia.org] Genitourinary Polyuria or sexual dysfunction. [2] Medical Management (current best evidence) Severe hypokalmeia levels that cause ECG changes such as T-wave flattening or[physio-pedia.com] Predisposing factors General Polyuria increases urinary loss of potassium. Anorexia reduces dietary intake.[vetstream.com]

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