Definition: 'Normokalemic Periodic Paralysis'
normokalemic periodic paralysisType: Term
1. a form of periodic paralysis in which the serum potassium level is within normal limits during attacks; onset usually occurs between the ages of 2 and 5 years; there is often severe quadriplegia, usually improved by the administration of sodium salts; autosomal dominant inheritance.
Synonyms: sodium-responsive periodic paralysis
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