Create issue ticket

1,609 Possible Causes for Hypokalemia, Weight Gain

  • Cushing's Disease

    The course of the disease was fatal, the patient died due to severe hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.com] Ectopic ACTH secretion was initially suspected on the basis of very high cortisoluria and ACTH concentrations, severe hypokalemia, a lung hypermetabolic lesion and a normal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Aldosteronism

    Hypokalemia (3.2 0.2 mmol/L), hypomagnesemia (1.6 0.3 mg/dL) and a putative metabolic alkalosis (serum HCO3 30 1 mmol/L) were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight gain, glucose intolerance, striae, skin thinning, increase in cervical, supraclavicular fat pad, facial plethora, muscle weakness, or osteoporosis in an obese patient[thecurbsiders.com] The inhibition of PG synthesis with indomethacin decreased renal PG production and partially corrected both hypokalemia and pressor responsiveness to ang II.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ascites

    […] diuresis depletes fluid from the intravascular compartment, especially when peripheral edema is absent; this depletion may cause renal failure or electrolyte imbalance (eg, hypokalemia[merckmanuals.com] gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the event of marked hyponatremia, hyperkalemia or hypokalemia, renal insufficiency, dehydration, or encephalopathy, diuretics should be reduced or discontinued.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Monitor patients for signs and symptoms Acthar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia.[actharnephrology.com] Prednisone can cause increased appetite mood changes; he may be moody or irritable while taking the medicine weight gain Weigh your child as directed and record his weight[nationwidechildrens.org] Acthar can cause elevation of blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia. Blood pressure, sodium and potassium levels may need to be monitored.[prnewswire.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    The weakness in patients with CS is aggravated by associated hypokalemia which is due to increased mineralocorticoid activity.[benthamopen.com] Patients with ICS due to various etiologies have presented with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ranging from excessive weight gain and growth delay to posterior cervical[pediatrics.aappublications.org] He also complained of progressive weight gain, body ache, and generalized weakness.[e-ijd.org]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 65-year-old seemingly well male patient was referred to our clinic under the suspicion of hyperaldosteronism due to hypertension combined with hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 9-year-old Japanese girl was hospitalized, because of the unstable emotions and excessive weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypertension with weakness and ileus resulting from hypokalemia (Conn syndrome), virilization, precocity, feminization and combined hormone excess also may be present.[symptoma.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Monitor intake and output, serum glucose and electrolyte levels for abnormalities, especially hypokalemia and hypernatremia.[journals.lww.com] Too much cortisol from any cause leads to Cushing’s syndrome; the symptoms and signs of which include redistribution of fat to the face, upper back and abdomen, weight gain[csrf.net] The newer study of daily versus weekend-only prednisone showed that both groups gained weight.[cochrane.org]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    Depressivity Depression 0000716 Diabetes mellitus 0000819 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [ more ] 0012378 Generalized hirsutism Excessive hairiness over body 0002230 Hypertension 0000822 Hypokalemia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] May also cause hypertension and hypokalemia due to increase in 11-deoxycorticosterone, and hirsutism due to increased androgens.[ocw.tufts.edu] Cushing’s Disease Symptoms The most common symptoms of Cushing’s disease are: unexplained weight gain, particularly around the neck and midsection, thinning of the arms and[mskcc.org]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    Hypokalemia was associated with hypoglycemia in some patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gain or loss Inflamed mouth and tongue A mass or lump in the abdomen If you are concerned about any changes you experience, please talk with your doctor.[cancer.net] .: Islet cell tumor and a syndrome of refractory watery diarrhea and hypokalemia. Amer. J.[link.springer.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    In most cases, it is a result of diuretic therapy, which causes activation of the renin-angiotensin system, chloride depletion, increased distal sodium delivery, hypokalemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pound of weight gain.[dx.doi.org] Other poor prognostic factors include left ventricular dysfunction with ejection fraction less than 20%, secondary renal insufficiency, hyponatremia and hypokalemia (with[symptoma.com]

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms