TITLE

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS) in Newly Diagnosed Child with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Moued, Mohammed M.; Eid Al-Agha, Abdulmoein; Ahmad, Ihab Abdulhameed
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Mar2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome (HHS), which is characterized by marked elevations in serum glucose concentrations and hyperosmolality without significant ketosis, has been rarely reported in children. However, the incidence of this disorder in children is increasing with the rise of frequently reported cases describing HHS in children. We report a 7-year-old male patient who presented with HHS with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus complicated by hypernatremic dehydration. The patient had a good outcome, discharged home within 7 days. Turk Jem 2013; 17: 19-21
ACCESSION #
86429041

 

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