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Hypokalemic periodic paralysis


Other Names for this Disease
  • HOKPP
  • HypoPP
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  • Do you have more information about the prognosis for hypokalemic periodic paralysis? I have this condition and my son has it too. He has just become a father of a lovely baby boy. My son is also worried that he will have passed it on to his child. Click here for answer

  • I have hypokalemic periodic paralysis and plan on having children soon. Could my condition worsen during pregnancy and/or childbirth? Does this condition affect the development of a fetus?  How rare is this condition in African Americans? Click here for answer