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Title: Diabetic ketoacidosis secondary to dento-alveolar infection.
Authors: Chandu, Arun;Macisaac, Richard J;Smith, Andrew C H;Bach, Leon A
Affiliation: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Melbourne, Austin, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Feb-2002
Citation: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 31(1): 57-9
Abstract: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a medical emergency with a potentially fatal outcome if not recognized and treated appropriately. Infective processes are a common precipitant of DKA. We report two cases of dentoalveolar infections in patients with type I diabetes mellitus who presented with DKA. The management of such cases requires both specialist surgical and medical intervention.
Internal ID Number: 11936401
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/9397
DOI: 10.1054/ijom.2001.0140
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11936401
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adult
Anti-Bacterial Agents.therapeutic use
Diabetic Ketoacidosis.drug therapy.etiology
Drainage
Focal Infection, Dental.complications.therapy
Humans
Injections, Subcutaneous
Insulin.administration & dosage
Male
Periodontal Abscess.complications.therapy
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