Femoral venous thrombosis in a 5-week old with diabetic ketoacidosis and a femoral venous catheter

Sarah L Woolley
Indian Pediatrics 2007, 44 (10): 779-81
Children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) may require central venous catheters (CVC) for fluid resuscitation. CVC-related thrombus has been reported in a variety of conditions but only rarely in association with DKA and never in a child under one. The case of a five week old child with DKA and a CVC-related thrombus is presented.

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