Pneumomediastinum in diabetic ketoacidosis

Diabet Med. 1989 Mar;6(2):173-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.1989.tb02109.x.

Abstract

A 13-year-old girl was admitted with diabetic ketoacidosis. She was found to have a pneumomediastinum. This resolved spontaneously on correction of the metabolic disturbance. The condition is generally benign.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / complications*
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis / drug therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Insulin / therapeutic use
  • Mediastinal Emphysema / complications*
  • Mediastinal Emphysema / therapy

Substances

  • Insulin