Cerebral complications in diabetic ketoacidosis


Hatun S., Cizmecioglu F. M. , Toprak D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.47, no.2, pp.170-172, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.170-172

Abstract

Although much is known about diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and its treatment, the pathology of cerebral complications in patients who develop ketoacidosis is not yet well understood. In this article, we discuss he cerebral complications due to DKA by presenting two cases who were admitted with severe DKA and who both developed early and severe neurological complications.