What are the complications of alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA)?

Updated: Aug 27, 2020
  • Author: George Ansstas, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Complications associated with AKA include the following:

  • Life-threatening arrhythmias

  • Cardiac arrest [13, 19]

  • Shock

  • Infection

  • Pulmonary edema

  • Delirium tremens


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