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Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presenting as Neurosurgical Emergencies

Br Med J 1974; 3 doi: (Published 06 July 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;3:22
  1. J. M. Anderson


    Three cases of ketoacidosis in previously unsuspected diabetics are described. Each was admitted to hospital as a neurosurgical emergency. The recognition of this rare presentation is stressed since prompt treatment of the metabolic disturbance rapidly resolves the neurological abnormality.