Ljubica Vukelic Andersen & Jens Meldgaard Bruun:
Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V01190001
Alcoholic ketoacidosis is a relatively rare condition, which may have a lethal outcome if left untreated. This review covers definition, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic approach and treatment. Usually, patients respond well and quickly to treatment, if it is started early in the course. Thus, mortality can be significantly reduced.