A case of ileal-bladder bearer girl is reported, with flaccid tetraplegia and respiratory insufficiency: the pathogenetic mechanism is analysed (chronic hyperchloremic acidosis and sever hypokalemia). An accurate evaluation of the total potassium pool is recommanded to avoid this neuro-muscular syndrome.
|Translated title of the contribution||A cause of severe hypokaliemic paralysis in patient with ileal bladder|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Anestesia e Rianimazione|
|Publication status||Published - 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine