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VOLUME 11 , ISSUE 4 ( October, 2007 ) > List of Articles


Severe hyperkalemia with normal electrocardiogram

Sanjay Sharma, Meena Ghosh, Anantanarayan Padmanabhan

Keywords : Electrocardiogram, hyperkalemia, renal failure

Citation Information : Sharma S, Ghosh M, Padmanabhan A. Severe hyperkalemia with normal electrocardiogram. Indian J Crit Care Med 2007; 11 (4):215-217.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.37718

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2007; The Author(s).


We report a case of severe hyperkalemia and normal electrocardiogram in an ex-preterm infant with renal failure due to bilateral obstruction of pelvicalyceal system caused by renal fungal mycetoma. In spite of maximal serum potassium of 11.3 mmol/L the ECG did not show any changes associated with hyperkalemia.

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