ISSN: 0970-938X (Print) | 0976-1683 (Electronic)

Biomedical Research

An International Journal of Medical Sciences


Severe hyperkalemia leads to bilateral calf pain and ECG abnormality in a patient with pacemaker.

Hyperkalemia is an electrolyte abnormality that may cause cardiac pacemaker malfunction. Clinically, bilateral calf pain is extremely rare in hyperkalemia. Here we presented a case of a 78-year-old female who had bilateral calf pain with electrocardiographic changes in severe hyperkalemia.

Author(s): Bingzhang Jie , Ming Yang, Ling Han, Yan Zhao, Wenze Hu
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