Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis.

G. D. Lawrence, E. Chwa, R. Balagtas

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Periodic flaccid paralysis of skeletal muscle occurring in a thyrotoxic patient, an unusual and dramatic event, is seen predominantly in Oriental men. It is important to remember the clinical association between periodic paralysis and thyrotoxicosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-587
Number of pages5
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1990
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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