ketoacidosis

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ketoacidosis

[‚kēd·ō‚as·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
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Seven episodes of severe alcoholic ketoacidosis following an alcohol binge in chronic alcohol abusers are described in literature in six nondiabetic female patients, including one pregnant lady who developed two episodes.
Alcoholic ketoacidosis. Emerg Med J 2006;23:417-20.
Patients with diagnosis of diabetic mellitus with symptoms of headache, vomiting blurring of vision, pain in abdomen and lab supported diagnosis of DKA were included in the study while patients with starvation ketosis, alcoholic ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, salicylate intoxication, methanol/ethylene glycol intoxication, chronic renal failure, pregnancy and pseudo-ketosis were excluded.