Periodic Paralysis

Part of the Emergency Management in Neurology book series (EMN)


Periodic paralysis related to potassium levels is included in the context of channelopathies or disorders related to the dysfunction of ion channels. In their severe form, these diseases require prompt treatment in an emergency/urgency regime.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyASST Grande Ospedale Metropolitano NiguardaMilanItaly

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