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Mesh term Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Ketosis

Description

A life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus, primarily of TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS with severe INSULIN deficiency and extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA. It is characterized by KETOSIS; DEHYDRATION; and depressed consciousness leading to COMA.



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