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Hypokalemic periodic paralysis as first sign of thyrotoxicosis.
Some of the disorders affect skeletal muscle or the neuromuscular junction, such as hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HypoKPP) and LambertEaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).
Medication management company Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE:DPLO) disclosed on Thursday that it is the sole distributor of KEVEYIS (dichlorphenamide) for the treatment of primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis, a group of rare hereditary disorders that cause episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting as Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis Secondary to Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis".
Thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis is a rare complication of thyrotoxicosis.
Also patients with Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Renal Dysfunction, Drug Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Cerebrovascular Accidents, porphyrias and hypokalemic periodic paralysis were excluded.
Hypokalemic periodic paralysis has been linked to thyrotoxicosis of varying etiologies.
There are eight inheritable myopathies: central core disease, myotonia congenita, paramyotonia congenita, myotubular myopathy, nemaline myopathy, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis and normokalemic periodic paralysis.
The product is intended to treat primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis.