A low T3 syndrome in diabetic ketoacidosis.


The pituitary-thyroid axis was investigated in nineteen euthyroid patients with severe diabetic ketoacidosis. A 'low T3 syndrome' was found, with the following characteristics: lowered serum concentrations of triiodothyronine (T3), increased reverse triiodothyronine (rT3), slightly low thyroxine (T4), normal thyrotrophin (TSH), slightly increased… (More)


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@article{Naeije1978ALT, title={A low T3 syndrome in diabetic ketoacidosis.}, author={Robert Naeije and Jacqueline Golstein and Nathan N Clumeck and Harald Meinhold and Klaus Werner Wenzel and Luc Vanhaelst}, journal={Clinical endocrinology}, year={1978}, volume={8 6}, pages={467-72} }