Organ: Potassium metabolism

Potassium metabolism: Mineral important to numerous body processes.
Introduction: Potassium is a mineral important in various metabolic body processes. Low potassium levels are called hypokalemia, and raised potassium levels are hyperkalemia. See also potassium supplements.
Condition count: 2 ; see list below.
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Potassium metabolism' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Hyperkalemia ... potassium
  • Hypokalemia ... potassium
    Last revised: Nov 21, 2003

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