THPP

AcronymDefinition
THPPTransitional Housing Placement Program
THPPThyreotoxic Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis (internal medicine)
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Traditionally THPP has been seen primarily in Asia, with an incidence as high as 2%.
Although thyrotoxicosis is more common in women, THPP has a predilection for men (20:1).
* A genetic basis for THPP. A Kir2.6 mutation results in a thyroid hormone-sensitive channelopathy involving the sodium-potassium-adenosine triphosphate ([Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+]-ATPase) pump, which appears to be responsible for THPP.
Initial evaluation of a patient suspected of having THPP should include a complete blood count, TSH and serum and urine electrolyte tests, and an EKG.
Acute management of THPP centers on electrolyte correction.
THPP, tirotoksikozun akut, geri donusumlu kas gucsuzlugu ve hipokalemi ile karakterize oldukca nadir ve potansiyel olarak hayati tehdit eden bir komplikasyonudur (4).
THPP, hipertiroidi varliginda gelisir ve otiroidizm saglandiktan sonra ortadan kalkar.
THPP'li olgularin laboratuvar tetkiklerinde hipokalemi disinda hipofosfatemi ve hipomagnezemi de saptanabilir.
THPP, otiroidizm saglandiktan sonra duzeldigi icin tedavide ana hedef hipertiroidinin yeterli kontroludur.
Sonucta; tirotoksikoz ve hipokalemi THPP'nin karakteristik bulgularidir.