Ketoacidosis

Ketoacidosis (fruity): Ketone bodies++ (high anion gap metabolic acidosis) due to diabetes, alcoholism, starvation - breath smells fruity (acetone)


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  • Ketoacidosis
  • fruity
  • Ketone bodies++ (high anion gap metabolic acidosis) due to diabetes, alcoholism, starvation - breath smells fruity (acetone)
  • Diabetes, alcoholism, starvation
  • Breath smells fruity
  • acidosis, bicarb-- (metabolic), pCO2-- (compensate), anion gap++, ketone bodies++ in blood and urine
  • Diabetes: hyperglycemia but can't use. Alcoholism: hypoglycemia. Starvation: digesting body fat and protein. Anion gap: acetoacetate, beta-hydroxybutyrate