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Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia: Introduction

Hyperkalemia: The excess of potassium in the blood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyperkalemia is available below.

Symptoms of Hyperkalemia

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Hyperkalemia: Complications

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Causes of Hyperkalemia

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Misdiagnosis and Hyperkalemia

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Clinical Trials for Hyperkalemia

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Definitions of Hyperkalemia:

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) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood; associated with kidney failure or sometimes with the use of diuretic drugs - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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