thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
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Related to thyrotoxic periodic paralysis: hypokalemic periodic paralysis, hyperkalemic periodic paralysis, thyrotoxic crisis
thyrotoxic periodic paralysisEndocrinology 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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