A Rare and Lethal Complication: Cerebral Edema in the Adult Patient with Diabetic Ketoacidosis


Commonly seen in the emergency department, diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially lethal sequela of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. In the adult population, a rare complication of diabetic ketoacidosis is cerebral edema. This case report discusses a 26-year-old male with new onset diabetes mellitus who developed cerebral edema leading to death. 
DOI: 10.1155/2018/5043752

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