Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1127--1128

Pregnancy predisposes to rhabdomyolysis due to hypokalemia


Jayaraman Muthukrishnan, KVS Harikumar, Ratan Jha, Kirtikumar Modi 
 Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Jayaraman Muthukrishnan
Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, 500001
India

Increased predilection for hypokalemia-induced rhabdomyolysis has been noted in pregnant women. We managed a woman with distal renal tubular acidosis (RTA) with persistent hypokalemia who presented with recurrent rhabdomyolysis in her consecutive pregnancies despite adequate potassium citrate therapy.


How to cite this article:
Muthukrishnan J, Harikumar K, Jha R, Modi K. Pregnancy predisposes to rhabdomyolysis due to hypokalemia.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2010;21:1127-1128


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Muthukrishnan J, Harikumar K, Jha R, Modi K. Pregnancy predisposes to rhabdomyolysis due to hypokalemia. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl [serial online] 2010 [cited 2021 Oct 28 ];21:1127-1128
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