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Table 1 Laboratory investigations at admission to the Intensive care Unit

From: Myxedema coma precipitated by diabetic ketoacidosis after total thyroidectomy: a case report

  Values Reference range
WBC (× 109/L) 25.97 4.0–10.0
Hb (g/dl) 16.8 13.0–18.0
PLT (× 103/L) 395 130–400
Serum glucose (mg/dl) 1020 50–100
Urine glucose 3 positive Negative
Creatinine (mg/dl) 2.68 0.6–1.2
Serum osmolarity (mosm/kg) 386 28–120
Serum sodium (mEq/L) 138 136–146
Serum potassium (mEq/L) 5.9 3.5–5.1
Serum chloride (mEq/L) 84 98–106
Serum total ketone bodies (umol/L) > 1000 20–120
Urine ketone 3 positive Negative
  1. Hb hemoglobin, PLT platelets, WBC white blood cells