Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (Clinical Report)

Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (Clinical Report)

Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP), a disorder most commonly seen in Asian men, is characterized by abrupt onset of hypokalemia and paralysis. The condition primarily affects the lower extremities and is secondary to thyrotoxicosis. It has been increasingly reported in the USA due to the rise in the immigrant population. Hypokalemia in TPP results from an […]