<< Evidence-Based Management of Potassium Disorders in the Emergency Department (Pharmacology CME)

Differential Diagnosis

Both hypokalemia and hyperkalemia can present with vague complaints, making the differential diagnosis expansive. Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia should both be considered in the differential for any patient presenting with generalized fatigue, weakness, or even paralysis, along with other important diagnoses including diabetic emergencies, myocardial infarction, renal failure, viral illnesses, cerebrovascular accidents, seizures, spinal shock, and myasthenic crisis.

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