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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1792-1793

Peritoneal dialysis for the rescue in critical refractory metabolic acidosis in diabetic ketoacidosis


Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Dr. Harpreet Singh
Department of Internal Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), 4th Floor, Nehru Hospital, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_138_19

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Diabetic ketoacidosis is one of the most serious complications of diabetes mellitus. Role of bicarbonate therapy in severe diabetic ketoacidosis is controversial. There are only few case reports of management of refractory diabetic ketoacidosis with renal replacement therapy. Here, we present a case of young male with severe diabetic ketoacidosis, which was refractory to fluid resuscitation, insulin and was managed successfully managed with peritoneal dialysis.


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