|Narrow QRS and unimpressive T-waves|
The EKG gave no hint of hyperkalemia, though EKG changes are not a sensitive marker for hyperkalemia. The ED gave insulin, glucose and Kayexalate for the lab finding of hyperkalemia. We were consulted to determine the cause of the hyperkalemia. The patient's past medical history was significant for primary thrombocytosis and during the hospital stay her platelet count rose to over a million.
|dats a lot o'platelets|
|You remember this classic NEJM article from 1962.|
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