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Pseudohyperkalemia Associated with Essential Thrombocytosis; A Hint for Better Clinical Practice
  • Fatemeh Yaghoubi,
  • Davood Dalil
Fatemeh Yaghoubi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

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Davood Dalil
Shahed University Faculty of Medical Sciences
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A 75-year-old man was admitted with a diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperkalemia. During the treatment, he developed refractory hyperkalemia. Following our review, diagnosis of pseudohyperkalaemia secondary to thrombocytosis was made. We report this case to remind the importance of clinical suspicion of this phenomenon to prevent its serious consequences.
21 Mar 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
25 Mar 2022Submission Checks Completed
25 Mar 2022Assigned to Editor
13 May 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
25 May 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Oct 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
24 Nov 20221st Revision Received
28 Nov 2022Submission Checks Completed
28 Nov 2022Assigned to Editor
28 Nov 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Mar 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned
12 Apr 2023Editorial Decision: Accept