Tag Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
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Hypokalaemic Periodic Paralysis

Hypokalaemic Periodic Paralysis; rare channelopathy; muscle weakness/paralysis with a matching fall in K+ levels; starts in adolescence; weakness may be mild -> full body paralysis
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Waxing and Waning Weakness

A 50 year old Chinese female presents with severe weakness. She has a history of previous similar episodes that self-resolved. What's going on?