Hypokalemic periodic paralysis

What is Hypokalemic periodic paralysis?

Hypokalemic periodic paralysis is characterized by severe muscle weakness and paralysis due to low levels of potassium in blood.This happens when there is a defect in the voltage gated calcium channels.

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