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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Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis complicated by near-fatal ventricular arrhythmias.
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Association of novel single nucleotide polymorphisms In the calcium channel_1 subunit gene (Cav1.1) and thyrotoxic periodic paralysis. J ClinEndocrinolMetab 2004; 89:1340-1345.
Genome-wide association study Identifies a susceptibility locus for thyrotoxic periodic paralysis at 17q24.3.
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Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis in the United States: report of 7 cases and review of the literature.
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(7) Patients with thyrotoxic periodic paralysis have an underlying predisposition for activation of Na+/K+-ATPase activity either directly by thyroid hormones or indirectly via adrenergic stimulation, insulin or exercise.