An unusual case of acute hyperkalemia during pregnancy

Amir Said Alizadeh Naderi, Biff F. Palmer

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We report a rare case of acute hyperkalemia in a patient with chronic kidney disease and intrauterine fetal demise. We propose that the hyperkalemia was due to a potassium load introduced into the maternal circulation as a result of intrauterine fetal demise and uterine rupture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e7-e8
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2007


  • chronic kidney disease
  • fetal death
  • hyperkalemia
  • pregnancy
  • uterine rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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