Hypokalemia – Differential Diagnosis

Hypokalemia

GI Losses
   diarrhea, GI suction, vomiting
Intracellular Shifts
   alkalosis, insulin, aldosterone, Beta
    agonists
Renal Losses
   Liddle (Na resorption w HTN), Bartter (loop diur receptor mut) Gitelman (thiazide receptor mut) syndromes,   Fanconi syndrome (multiple lytes, PO4, Ca)
Drugs
   Diuretics, insulin, sympathomimetics
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