Tubelight Adrenals in Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Prakrati Yadav, Akhilesh Kumar, Rohit Mathur, Pawan Garg, Maya Gopalakrishnan, Mahendra Garg
2020 Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine  
Case Presentation: We report a patient with the triad of diabetic ketoacidosis, hypertriglyceridemia, and acute pancreatitis associated with computed tomography hypoperfusion complex and adrenal hyperdensity on abdominal imaging – an association not previously reported in diabetic ketoacidosis. Discussion: Presence of computed tomography hypoperfusion complex with hyperdense 'Tubelight adrenals' in a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis is associated with poor prognosis and thus serves to guide
more » ... s serves to guide clinicians towards early and aggressive management.
doi:10.5811/cpcem.2020.6.47617 pmid:32926723 fatcat:bkunwgowh5gxfagtzfef7lxwmu