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Hyperkalemia

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Description of Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia (medical condition): The excess of potassium in the blood...more »

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Hyperkalemia: 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

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)
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Hyperkalemia: abnormally high potassium concentration in the blood, most often due to defective renal excretion; characterized clinically by electrocardiographic abnormalities; in severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur.
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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).
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Hyperkalemia: Related Topics

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Hyperkalemia as a Disease

Hyperkalemia (medical condition): See Hyperkalemia (disease information).
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Hyperkalemia as a Symptom

Hyperkalemia (symptom): Abnormally high levels of potassium in the blood...more »

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Hyperkalemia: Related Disease Topics

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  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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