Nephrology Book


Hypokalemia due to Renal Potassium Loss

Aka: Hypokalemia due to Renal Potassium Loss, Renal Potassium Loss, Hyperkaluria
  1. See Also
    1. Serum Potassium
    2. Hypokalemia Approach
    3. Hypokalemia due to Renal Potassium Loss
    4. Hypokalemia due to Extrarenal Potassium Loss
    5. Hypokalemia due to Transcellular Potassium Shift
    6. Familial Periodic Paralysis
    7. Potassium Replacement
    8. Dietary Potassium
  2. Definition
    1. Hypokalemia with Urine Potassium > 20 meq/day
  3. Causes: Blood Pressure Elevated and Hypokalemia
    1. Renin Elevated
      1. Malignant Hypertension
      2. Renovascular disease
      3. Renin Secreting tumor
    2. Renin Normal
      1. Liddle's Syndrome
    3. Renin Low
      1. Aldosterone High
        1. Primary Hyperaldosteronism
        2. Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia
        3. Dexamethasone suppression
      2. Aldosterone Low
        1. Mineralocorticoid ingestion
        2. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
        3. Cushing's Syndrome
        4. Ectopic ACTH
        5. Tobacco chewing
        6. Licorice
  4. Causes: Blood Pressure Normal and Hypokalemia
    1. Serum Bicarbonate Low
      1. Renal Tubular Acidosis
    2. Serum Bicarbonate High
      1. Urine Chloride Low (<10 meq/L)
        1. Vomiting
      2. Urine Chloride High (>10 meq/L)
        1. Barter's Syndrome
        2. Normotensive primary Hyperaldosteronism
        3. Diuretic use
        4. Severe Potassium depletion

Hypokalemia, excessive renal losses (C0268018)

Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 282741000009105, 38495009
Spanish hipocalemia, pérdidas renales excesivas, hipercaliuria, hipokalemia, pérdidas renales excesivas, hipocaliemia, pérdidas renales excesivas (trastorno), hipocaliemia, pérdidas renales excesivas, hipopotasemia, pérdidas renales excesivas
English Elevated urine potassium, Potassium level in urine elevated, Potassium concentration in urine above normal, Potassium concentration in urine above normal (finding), Hyperkaluria, Hypokalemia, excessive renal losses, Hypokalaemia, excessive renal losses, Hypokalemia, excessive renal losses (disorder)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

You are currently viewing the original '\legacy' version of this website. Internet Explorer 8.0 and older will automatically be redirected to this legacy version.

If you are using a modern web browser, you may instead navigate to the newer desktop version of fpnotebook. Another, mobile version is also available which should function on both newer and older web browsers.

Please Contact Me as you run across problems with any of these versions on the website.

Navigation Tree