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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 114-115

Thyrotoxicosis presenting first time as hypokalemic paralysis


Department of Medicine, Padm. Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and Research Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, India

Correspondence Address:
Z D Sharma
Department of Medicine, Padm. Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and Research Hospital, Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune - 18
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.116132

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Thyrotoxicosis has varied manifestations, from its usual to rare presentations. Thyrotoxicosis presenting as acute quadriplegia is a very rare phenomenon and is attributed to hypokalemia. Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis is known but rare manifestation and as a first presentation is relatively unknown. Here, we present a case of young male in whom thyrotoxicosis presented for the first time as hypokalemic paralysis.


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