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Hypophosphatemia

Are You Sure the Patient Has Hypophosphatemia? Symptoms Musculoskeletal symptoms: weakness, bone pain. Central nervous system symptoms: irritability, apprehension, weakness, numbness, paresthesias, dysarthria, confusion, obtundation, seizures and coma. Cardiac symptoms: dyspnea, and orthopnea. Signs Proximal muscle weakness, diaphragmatic weakness. Laboratory findings: hypophosphatemia (low serum phosphorus <2.5 mg/dL in males and females > 18 years of…

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