Clinical Manifestations Of Hypokalemia

Cardiovascular

Renal/electrolyte

Abnormal electrocardiogram

Functional alterations

Predisposition for digitalis toxicity

Decreased glomerular filtration rate

Atrial ventricular arrhythmias

Decreased renal blood flow

Hypertension

Renal concentrating defect

Neuromuscular

Increased renal ammonia production

Smooth muscle

Chloride wasting

Constipation/ileus

Metabolic alkalosis

Bladder dysfunction

Hypercalciuria

Skeletal muscle

Phosphaturia

Weakness/cramps

Structural alterations

Tetany

Dilation and vacuolization of

Paralysis

proximal tubules

Myalgias/rhabdomyolysis

Medullary cyst formation

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