Hypokalemia associated with hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A case of hyperparathyroidism complicating pregnancy is described. An uncommon associated finding of hypokalemia and its possible etiology is discussed. When hypokalemia occurs in the setting of hyperparathyroidism, oral phosphates should be used with caution, since they may worsen hypokalemia.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kuller, JA; Laifer, SA; Solano, FX; Repke, JT

Published Date

  • July 1, 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 214 - 216

PubMed ID

  • 2372327

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0735-1631

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1055/s-2007-999484


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States