Part Two Case Studies - HypoKPP
Patient #1 Three Pregnancies:
Familial HypoKPP Symptoms began at age of 13 years with three paralytic episodes of 48-72 hour duration.
Are your symptoms worse with your menses? No
Pregnancy No 1: Age 20
Diagnosed at time of this pregnancy: Yes
Episodes consisted of minor weakness and fatigue once or twice a month. No medications during pregnancy. Maintained normal activity. Uncomplicated labour with forceps delivery of 7 lb. healthy male child three weeks short of due date.