ketoacidosis

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ketoacidosis

[‚kēd·ō‚as·ə′dō·səs]
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Our patient had not eaten for 48 h before admission, had been drinking heavily, and was volume depleted initially, which set an ideal milieu for the development of alcoholic ketoacidosis.
Given the potentially serious consequences of methanol and ethylene glycol intoxication, or lactic acidosis and alcoholic ketoacidosis, these disorders need to be recognized very early in their course.