Hereditary haemochromatosis presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis

Safwaan Adam, Sheila Grecian, Akheel Syed

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Learning points for clinicians
Hereditary haemochromatosis is the most common inherited disorder in Caucasians
The classic clinical triad includes cirrhosis, diabetes and hyperpigmentation
It can sometimes present atypically with acute emergencies such as diabetic ketoacidosis
Early recognition and treatment can reduce long term complications and mortality
Original languageEnglish
JournalQJM: an international journal of medicine
Early online date10 Sept 2016
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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