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Descriptor English:   Hyperkalemia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hiperpotasemia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hiperpotassemia 
Synonyms English:   Hyperkalemias
Tree Number:   C18.452.950.396
Definition English:   Abnormally high potassium concentration in the blood, most often due to defective renal excretion. It is characterized clinically by electrocardiographic abnormalities (elevated T waves and depressed P waves, and eventually by atrial asystole). In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   high blood potassium levels; do not confuse with HYPOKALEMIA
See Related English:   Paralysis, Hyperkalemic Periodic
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7128 
Unique Identifier:   D006947 

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