What is the role of electrolyte testing in the workup of heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
  • Print
Answer

Hypophosphatemia secondary to phosphaturia and hyperphosphatemia secondary to rhabdomyolysis, hypocalcemia secondary to increased calcium binding in damaged muscle, and hypomagnesemia also are observed commonly.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!