[Paralysis in hypophosphataemia (author's transl)]

Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1977 Oct 7;102(40):1422-3. doi: 10.1055/s-0028-1105512.
[Article in German]

Abstract

Neuromuscular syndromes and respiratory insufficiency may be caused by hypophosphataemia. This complication may occur particularly in patients with malnutrition who receive parenteral glucose, as two examples show.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Crohn Disease / complications
  • Deficiency Diseases / complications*
  • Glucose / administration & dosage
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Paralysis / etiology*
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Phosphates / deficiency*
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology

Substances

  • Phosphates
  • Glucose