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VOLUME 21 , ISSUE 3 ( 2017 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia Causing Pancreatitis in a Child with New-onset Type-I Diabetes Mellitus Presenting with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Pradeep Kumar Sharma, Maneesh Kumar, Dinesh Kumar Yadav

Keywords : pancreatitis, severe hypertriglyceridemia,Diabetic ketoacidosis

Citation Information : Sharma PK, Kumar M, Yadav DK. Severe Hypertriglyceridemia Causing Pancreatitis in a Child with New-onset Type-I Diabetes Mellitus Presenting with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Indian J Crit Care Med 2017; 21 (3):176-181.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_281_16

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-03-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The triad of pancreatitis, hypertriglyceridemia, and diabetic ketoacidosis and its treatment has not been extensively discussed in the pediatric literature. We report a 4-year-old child with severe hypertriglyceridemia, pancreatitis, and diabetic ketoacidosis. Hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis with diabetic ketoacidosis can be successfully managed with insulin and hydration therapy in children. Early recognition of this triad is important as insulin requirements, recovery duration, and prognosis can be altered.


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