An unusual case of acute hyperkalemia during pregnancy

Amir Said Alizadeh Naderi, Biff F. Palmer

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Abstract

We report a rare case of acute hyperkalemia in a patient with chronic kidney disease and intrauterine fetal demise. We propose that the hyperkalemia was due to a potassium load introduced into the maternal circulation as a result of intrauterine fetal demise and uterine rupture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume197
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2007

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Hyperkalemia
Fetal Death
Uterine Rupture
Pregnancy
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Potassium
Mothers

Keywords

  • chronic kidney disease
  • fetal death
  • hyperkalemia
  • pregnancy
  • uterine rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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An unusual case of acute hyperkalemia during pregnancy. / Naderi, Amir Said Alizadeh; Palmer, Biff F.

In: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 197, No. 3, 09.2007.

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