Hypokalemia Associated with Hyperparathyroidism in Pregnancy

Jeffrey A. Kuller, Steven A. Laifer, Francis X. Solano, John Repke

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Perinatology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1990


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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