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Hypokalaemic myopathy following ileal resection
  1. Clifford Lawrence

    Abstract

    A patient developed an acute hypokalaemic myopathy due to persistent diarrhoea 4 months after a resection of ileum and a right hemicolectomy for carcinoma of the colon. The need for potassium supplements in the management of chronic diarrhoea following ileal resection is emphasized and the method of potassium replacement discussed.

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