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Diabetic ketoacidosis and thyroid storm: coexistence of a double trouble


Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and thyrotoxic crisis are both endocrine emergencies. Here, we present a case of a patient who presented with DKA and on further evaluation was found to also have a thyrotoxic crisis. The coexistence of both of these endocrine emergencies simultaneously is extremely rare and heralds grave prognosis unless identified and treated promptly.

  • diabetes
  • thyroid disease

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