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A CASE OF THYROTOXIC PERIODIC PARALYSIS AND MODERATE TO SE- VERE GRAVE'S OPHTHALMOPATHY REQUIRING INTRAVENOUS STEROID THERAPY WITH A COMORBIDITY OF CHRONIC HEPATITIS B INFECTION
Current Internal Medicine Research and Practice Surabaya Journal
Grave's disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease with several characteristic symptoms and signs. Grave's ophthalmopathy, an inflammatory disease in the orbital area, is the primary extrathyroid manifestation of Grave's disease. About 5% of Grave's ophthalmopathy patients have moderate to severe severity requiring high doses of systemic corticosteroid therapy. Grave's disease also has a few complications, one of which is thyrotoxic periodic paralysis characterized by hypokalemia and muscledoi:10.20473/cimrj.v3i2.32528 fatcat:rzxwsozzurh4bia7cycugy2lou