Methylmalonic acidemia mimicking diabetic ketoacidosis in an infant

Pediatric Diabetes, 04/25/2012

In patients born to consanguineous parents who admit during infancy with severe acidosis refractory to treatment, organic acidemias should be kept in mind, even they have high blood glucose. The definitive diagnosis is important because it may allow a specific treatment and a favorable evolution to prevent the sequelae.

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