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Pregnancy predisposes to rhabdomyolysis due to hypokalemia.
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PMID:  21060186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Increased predilection for hypokalemia-induced rhabdomyolysis has been noted in pregnant women. We managed a woman with distal renal tubular acidosis (RTA) with persistent hypokalemia who presented with recurrent rhabdomyolysis in her consecutive pregnancies despite adequate potassium citrate therapy.
Authors:
Jayaraman Muthukrishnan; Kvs Harikumar; Ratan Jha; Kirtikumar Modi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1319-2442     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9436968     Medline TA:  Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1127-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, India. jmuthukrishnan@hotmail.com
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