A rare presentation of dengue fever: acute motor quadriparesis due to hypokalemia

Jitendra Singh, Ambukeshwar Singh, Anju Dinkar, Virendra Atam

Abstract


Hypokalemia can lead to acute onset pure motor flaccid quadriparesis. Although there are many causes of hypokalemia but dengue is a one rare cause of them which can cause hypokalemia. Simply correction of potassium improve the weakness dramatically. We reported a case who presented to us with acute motor quadriparesis, finally diagnosed hypokalemia due to dengue.


Keywords


Hypokalemia, Dengue, Quadriparesis

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