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315 Possible Causes for Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, Leg Cramp

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[] Severe prognosis in a large family with hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Muscle Nerve 2003 ; 27 : 165 –9 8 Geffner I, Murgatroyd J. Tetany.[] Conditions such as periodic paralysis occur because of changes in serum potassium and lead to hypotonic or flaccid paralysis. 7 No change in serum potassium was found in this[]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    STUDY OBJECTIVE: Elevated arterial lactate levels are closely related to morbidity and mortality in various patient categories. In the present retrospective study, the relation between arterial lactate, partial pressure of carbon dioxide (Pco(2)) and pH was systematically investigated in patients who visited the[…][]

  • Graves Disease

    Associated hypokalemic periodic paralysis, most commonly seen in Asian males, may be sudden, dramatic, and concerning but usually runs a benign course of recovery after a[] Mutations in potassium channel Kir2.6 cause susceptibility to thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Cell. 2010 Jan 8. 140(1):88-98. [Medline]. [Full Text].[] Clinical review: Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: a diagnostic challenge. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jul. 91(7):2490-5. [Medline].[]

  • Sleep Paralysis

    cramps.[] Called also Erb's palsy. facial paralysis weakening or paralysis of the facial nerve, as in bell's palsy. familial periodic paralysis a hereditary disease with recurring attacks[] cramps What Can I Do About Sleep Paralysis?[]

  • Hypokalemia

    cramps Limp muscles Low BP & Heart Nursing Interventions for Hypokalemia Watch heart rhythm (place on cardiac monitor…most are already on telemetry), respiratory status,[] Hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HypoKPP) is one of the primary forms of periodic paralysis, caused by one or more mutations in the calcium, sodium or potassium ion channels[] Symptoms may include feeling tired, leg cramps, weakness, and constipation.[]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Head-up tilt of bed 45 Head-up tilt of bed (often will need footboard) Hypotension, sliding off bed, leg cramps Elastic support hose Requires at least 30–40 mm Hg ankle counterpressure[]

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    A person may develop tightness in the leg muscles as a result of spasticity and may suffer from leg cramps and muscle spasms.[] (familial) Hypokalemic periodic paralysis (familial) Myotonic periodic paralysis (familial) Normokalemic paralysis (familial) Potassium sensitive periodic paralysis Type[] Reflexes become exaggerated, and leg cramps, twitches, and spasms occur, making leg movements stiff and jerky (called a spastic gait).[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    cramps, h/a & elevated temp;fever, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, h/a, numbness in fingers & toes;28JUN vision was blurred & legs were weak;became paralyzed;dx GBS;no coordination[] Periodic Paralysis , see Hypokalemic periodic paralysis Familial idiopathic basal ganglia calcification familial idiopathic cardiomyopathy , see Familial dilated cardiomyopathy[] GBS symptoms may include: lower limb numbness and tingling, symmetrical leg and arm weakness, severe back pain, muscle aching and cramping, shortness of breath and bieralfacial[]

  • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

    cramping and generalized weakness of 2 days duration.[] In the first patient, familial hypokalemic periodic paralysis was initially suspected.[] […] or muscle stiffness followed by weakness which begins in the upper leg muscles and can progress to both arms and legs.[]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    cramps, and severe hypotension leading to shock.[] […] particularly those known as eosinophils (eosinophilia).Autoimmune Addison disease can lead to a life-threatening adrenal crisis, characterized by vomiting, abdominal pain, back or leg[]

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