Unusual etiology of hyperkalemia in an immunocompromised patient

Myrna C. Newland, Stephen L. Hosman, James R. Newland, Dennis F. Landers

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Hyperkalemia was found in an immunocompromised patient undergoing emergency cystoscopy. The cause of the hyperkalemia was an intraperitoneal rupture of the bladder. This case report discusses conditions that predispose patients to bladder rupture and anesthetic management of hyperkalemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)470-472
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1991


  • anesthesia
  • bladder rupture
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • hyperkalemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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