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Hypokalaemia induced polyuria

Last time we reviewed the proposed mechanisms by which hypercalcaemia can induce polyuria. It’s important to know that hypokalaemia can also precipitate this presentation. So here are the proposed mechanisms for this scenario. Potassium is required for the…

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Hypokalemia and deafness

I attended a research seminar last week given by the discoverer of EAST syndrome. This a rare, autosomal recessive condition in which children present with Epilepsy, Ataxia, Sensorineural deafness and Tubulopathy. It was a fascinating lecture detailing the…

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