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Challenging Management of Refractory Metabolic Acidosis and Acute Kidney Injury in a Child with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Citation Information : Challenging Management of Refractory Metabolic Acidosis and Acute Kidney Injury in a Child with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (6):475-476.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23449

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 23-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is the most serious complication of type I diabetes mellitus (DM) in children. Majority of these patients respond to fluid resuscitation, insulin, and supportive measures and rarely require renal replacement therapy. Here, we report the case of a young girl with DKA with severe refractory metabolic acidosis and acute kidney injury (AKI) and was successfully managed with renal replacement therapy.

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