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The first presentation of diabetes in a four-month-old infant with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) precipitating by COVID-19: a case report
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  • Elham Maleki,
  • Amir Baniasad,
  • Mina Sepehran,
  • Najmeh Davoudian
Elham Maleki
Kerman University of Medical Sciences Faculty of Medicine
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Amir Baniasad
Kerman University of Medical Sciences Faculty of Medicine
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Mina Sepehran
Kerman University of Medical Sciences
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Najmeh Davoudian
Gonabad University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is rare in infants and causes a high mortality when complicated with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).The concomitant of COVID-19 and DKA in four-month infant with first presentation of neonatal diabetes shows that COVID-19 can accelerate the onset of DKA, and we should consider this in the clinical context.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

20 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
21 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
21 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
18 Aug 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned