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Attia, "Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: a case study and review of the literature," Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP), vol.
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: J Indian Acad Clin Med.
In combination, these findings strongly supported a diagnosis of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. Additional studies of the serum, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid were negative for any significant abnormalities.
* Assaying of thyroid function in patients with hypokalaemia paralysis distinguishes thyrotoxic periodic paralysis from other forms of hypokalaemia periodic paralysis.
Ober, "Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis in the United States.
Hyperinsulinaemia and Na+, K(+)-ATPase activity in thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. ClinEndocrinol (Oxf) 1994; 41:213.
Studies on electrolyte metabolism in idiopathic and thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. II.
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: a peculiar case with weekend-related quadriplegia.
Others develop thyrotoxic periodic paralysis, which involves temporary, but severe attacks of muscle weakness (see "Periodic Paralyses")
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP) is a sporadic condition that presents with transient recurrent muscle weakness and severe hypokalaemia (usually <3.0 mmol/L) in patients with thyrotoxicosis of any origin [1, 2].