Dengue with hypokalemic periodic paralysis: A case report and review
A 38 year old man was admitted to an emergency department with complains of fever for 2 days and bilateral upper and lower weakness. Dengue NSI came to be positive. Platelets were also found to be on the lower side. Serum potassium found to be on the lower side .power on the lower limb 3/5 and upper limb 4/5.power improved after potassium replacement.
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