Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor induced hyperkalaemic paralysis.

Autor(es): Dutta D,Fischler M,McClung A

Resumo: Secondary hyperkalaemic paralysis is a rare condition often mimicking the Guillain-Barré syndrome. There have been a few case reports of hyperkalaemia caused by renal failure, trauma, and drugs where the presentation has been with muscle weakness. A case of hyperkalaemic paralysis caused by an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor is reported.

Imprenta: Postgraduate Medical Journal, v. 77, n. 904, p. 114-115, 2001

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1136/pmj.77.904.114

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis

Data de publicação: 2001