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Hyperkalaemia: Introduction

Hyperkalaemia: Increased concentration of potassium in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of Hyperkalaemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyperkalaemia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hyperkalaemia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hyperkalaemia: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hyperkalaemia

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Hyperkalaemia: Deaths

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Causes of Hyperkalaemia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hyperkalaemia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hyperkalaemia:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Hyperkalaemia

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyperkalaemia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyperkalaemia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyperkalaemia. Of the 45 causes of Hyperkalaemia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 44 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyperkalaemia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyperkalaemia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hyperkalaemia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hyperkalaemia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Hyperkalaemia:

    Hyperkalemia, Potassium levels raised (plasma or serum)
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hyperkalaemia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hyperkalaemia:

    Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Electrolyte balance symptoms (300 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hyperkalaemia:

    Acidosis (149 causes), Adrenal cortex insufficiency, Amiloride, Arsenic trioxide, Arsenicals, Autoimmune adrenalitis, Blood transfusion and complications, Burns, Captopril, Cilazapril, Crush syndrome

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