Medicine – MCQ 118 – Episodic generalized weakness

Episodic generalized weakness can occur due to all of the following acute electrolyte disturbances, except:
a) Hypokalemia
b) Hypocalcemia
c) Hyponatremia

Correct answer : b) Hypocalcemia

Electrolyte imbalances which result in Episodic generalized weakness:

  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypernatremia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperphosphatemia
  • Hypermagnesemia

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