Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency

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Davis, T. Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:

A 6 year-old boy presents to the emergency department after 5 days of vomiting. He was initially seen by his family doctor and treated for gastroenteritis. However, his vomiting has persisted and he is lethargic and no longer able to walk.