thyrotoxic periodic paralysis


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thyrotoxic periodic paralysis

Endocrinology A disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of muscle weakness that occur in thyrotoxicosis, a disorder associated with ↑ thyroid hormones. See Hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
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In vivo and in vitro sodium pump activity in subjects with thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
Studies on the intracellular water, sodium and potassium in thyrotoxic myopathy and in thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
Novel etlopathophyslologlcal aspects of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
Genome-wide association study Identifies a susceptibility locus for thyrotoxic periodic paralysis at 17q24.
Effects of potassium supplementation on the recovery of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis in the United States: report of 7 cases and review of the literature.
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis in 2 white men after treatment for hyperthyroidism with thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine.
The majority of cases of hyperthyroidism associated with thyrotoxic periodic paralysis are due to Graves disease although other conditions including thyroiditis, toxic multinodular goitre, toxic adenoma, TSH secreting pituitary tumour, ingestion of T4 and inadvertent iodine excess have also been implicated.