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Disease Hyperkalemia

Name Hyperkalemia
Synonyms Hyperkalemias | Hyperpotassemia | Hyperpotassemias
Definition Abnormally high potassium concentration in the blood, most often due to defective renal excretion. It is characterized clinically by electrocardiographic abnormalities (elevated T waves and depressed P waves, and eventually by atrial asystole). In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D006947

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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Water-Electrolyte Imbalance Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hyperkalemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Hyperkalemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cryohydrocytosis, Stomatin-Deficient, with Mental Retardation, Seizures, Cataracts, and Massive Hepatosplenomegaly
  Dehydrated Hereditary Stomatocytosis, Pseudohyperkalemia, and Perinatal Edema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pseudohyperkalemia Cardiff
  Pseudohyperkalemia, Familial, 2, due to Red Cell Leak Has associated chemicals Has associated genes