How this ‘stinky’ fruit landed a woman in hospital: case

The Malaysian woman developed severe hyperkalaemia after indulging in potassium-rich durian

Durian is famous for tasting great but smelling awful, and now Malaysian doctors are sharing a salient reminder that the exotic fruit can also be dangerous for patients with impaired renal function.

They are reporting the case of an elderly woman who presented with life-threatening hyperkalaemia after indulging heavily in potassium-rich durian.