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ea0070aep531 | Endocrine-related Cancer | ECE2020

Diazoxide-induced diabetic ketoacidosis in a patient with insulinoma

Koh Huilin , Au Vanessa , Jia Loh Wann

Introduction: Although the first-line treatment of insulinoma remains to be surgical resection, medical therapy is necessary for non-localizable or non-resectable tumors, poor surgical candidates, or when surgery is declined. We present an interesting case of a patient with well-controlled insulinoma on diazoxide for 5 years who presented acutely with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).Case presentation: A 85-year-old female presented to the Emergency Departmen...