- Diabetic ketoacidosis , a complication of diabetes
- HIV infection
- Leukemia or lymphoma
- Being the recipient of an organ transplant
- Long-term steroid use
- Treatment with deferoxamine—an antidote to iron poisoning
- Metabolic acidosis—too much acid in the blood
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- Facial pain
- Swollen or protruding eyes
- Redness of the skin over the sinuses
- Cough; occasionally coughing up blood
- Shortness of breath
- Abdominal pain
- Vomiting blood
- Pain in the side between the upper abdomen and the back
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- Reviewer: David L. Horn, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 06/19/2014 -
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