Biomedical Research

- Biomedical Research (2015) Volume 26, Issue 1

Severe hyperkalemia leads to bilateral calf pain and ECG abnormality in a patient with pacemaker.

Hyperkalemia is an electrolyte abnormality that may cause cardiac pacemaker malfunction. Clinically, bilateral calf pain is extremely rare in hyperkalemia. Here we presented a case of a 78-year-old female who had bilateral calf pain with electrocardiographic changes in severe hyperkalemia.

Author(s): Bingzhang Jie , Ming Yang, Ling Han, Yan Zhao, Wenze Hu

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