Post traumatic type 1 diabetes mellitus (insulin-dependent): a case report



Karrouri R.


Pan Afr Med J. 2014 Nov 27;19:328. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2014.19.328.5632. 2014.


Most researchers have studied the influence of life stress as precipitating the onset of type 1 diabetes, but as the relationship between severe psychological trauma and diabetes has been a rarely studied subject in paediatric age group. Here, we report the case of a 10-year-old Libyan boy, without personal or familial diabetes mellitus history, which is presented to Moroccan medico-surgical field hospital, installed in Tunisia for refugees of the Libyan revolution, for type 1 diabetes appeared immediately after severe psychological trauma.

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Link/DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2014.19.328.5632