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Ketosis: Introduction

Ketosis: The accumulation of ketone bodies in the body. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Ketosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ketosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ketosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ketosis

Home medical tests possibly related to Ketosis:

Ketosis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ketosis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Ketosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ketosis may include:

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Ketosis: Animations

Ketosis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ketosis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ketosis

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Ketosis: Deaths

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis (In-Depth Report): Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less common diagnostic full report »

Misdiagnosis and Ketosis

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: obesity, hypertension ( more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more »

Ketosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Ketosis

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Ketosis: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Ketosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Ketosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ketosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Ketosis:

A condition characterized by an abnormally elevated concentration of ketone bodies in the body tissues and fluids. It is a complication of diabetes mellitus and starvation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

An abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Ketosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Ketosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ketosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ketosis. Of the 17 causes of Ketosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ketosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Ketosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Ketosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ketosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Ketosis:

    Ketones in urine, Ketonuria
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Ketosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Ketosis:

    Acidosis (149 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Metabolic symptoms (391 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Ketosis:

    Diabetes (212 causes), Acidosis (149 causes), Diabetic ketoacidosis (34 causes), Ketoacidosis (22 causes), Acetylcysteine, Aspirin, Ethanol, Methionine, Methylmalonic aciduria type 2, Nicotinic acid, Phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency, Starvation, Valproic acid

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