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Favism‐induced methemoglobinemia in a G6PD deficient male with a subsequent hemolytic cascade, a therapeutic challenge: Case report and review of literature

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submitted on 2023-03-15, 08:01 and posted on 2023-03-16, 06:19 authored by Fateen Ata, Saad Javed, Bassam Muthanna, Ines dakhlia, Ammara Bint I Bilal, Motwakil Musa, Mashuk Uddin, Mohamed A. Yassin

The co-occurrence of acute hemolysis and methemoglobinemia secondary to favism in G6PD deficient individuals is rare. Identifying it promptly is of high clinical significance as treating methemoglobinemia (with methylene blue) can worsen hemolysis.

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Published in: Clinical Case Reports
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.3941

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Language

  • English

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Wiley

Publication Year

  • 2021

Institution affiliated with

  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • National Center for Cancer Care and Research (Hamad Medical Corporation)

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