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Diabetic Ketoacidosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.076.176.652.500
C19.246.099.812
Unique ID
D016883
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016883
Scope Note
A life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus, primarily of TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS with severe INSULIN deficiency and extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA. It is characterized by KETOSIS; DEHYDRATION; and depressed consciousness leading to COMA.
Entry Term(s)
Acidosis, Diabetic
DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Acidosis
Diabetic Ketosis
Ketoacidosis, Diabetic
Ketosis, Diabetic
NLM Classification #
WK 830
Public MeSH Note
92; KETOSIS, DIABETIC was heading 1975-91 (see under ACIDOSIS, DIABETIC 1975-90); ACIDOSIS, DIABETIC was heading 1966-91
Online Note
use DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS to search KETOSIS, DIABETIC 1975-91 & ACIDOSIS, DIABETIC 1966-91
History Note
92; KETOSIS, DIABETIC was heading 1975-91 (see under ACIDOSIS, DIABETIC 1975-90); ACIDOSIS, DIABETIC was heading 1966-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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