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Disease Hypokalemia

Name Hypokalemia
Synonyms Hypokalemias | Hypopotassemia | Hypopotassemias
Definition Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood. It may result from potassium loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting or diarrhea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D007008
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Hypokalemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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