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Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): C18.452.076.176.652.500, C18.452.394.750.535, C19.246.099.812

MeSH Unique ID: D016883

Entry Terms:

  • Diabetic Acidosis
  • Ketoacidosis, Diabetic
  • Diabetic Ketoacidoses
  • Ketoacidoses, Diabetic
  • Ketosis, Diabetic
  • Acidosis, Diabetic
  • Acidoses, Diabetic
  • Diabetic Acidoses
  • Diabetic Ketosis
  • Diabetic Ketoses
  • Ketoses, Diabetic

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