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methemoglobinemia

Definitions

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  • n. A form of toxic anemia characterized by the presence of methemoglobin in the blood

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, the presence of methemoglobin in the blood.

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Examples

  • I try to remember this description, written somewhere in a book and likely in association with that thing called methemoglobinemia, but I still feel far from confident that I truly know what is going on.

    Between Expectations

  • While I am writing, I steal a moment to look up methemoglobinemia and the long list of medications that have been known to trigger this buildup of an ineffective form of hemoglobin, of which Orajel is one.

    Between Expectations

  • She gives me a few articles and case reports on methemoglobinemia.

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  • “I heard about your methemoglobinemia baby,” she tells me.

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  • Acute methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia with phenazopyridine: possible relation to acute renal failure.

    Phenazopyridine

  • However, a decrease in pO2 as well as oxygen saturation has been noted. 7-9 Patients with G6PD deficiency appear to be more susceptible to methemoglobinemia. 1

    Phenazopyridine

  • The delay in onset of methemoglobinemia in this case, which has been reported only to a limited extent,10 is noteworthy and suggests that a prolonged observation period may be necessary.

    Phenazopyridine

  • Therefore, if too much methylene blue is given to a patient it can actually cause methemoglobinemia.

    Phenazopyridine

  • In the case presented, the only symptom of phenazopyridine toxicity observed was cyanosis with profound methemoglobinemia.

    Phenazopyridine

  • Rarely have patients with normal renal function developed acute renal failure. 13,16 Renal toxicity due to phenazopyridine may be a direct effect of the drug and/or its metabolites, or may be secondary to hypoxic injury when methemoglobinemia occurs. 13 Treatment is usually supportive.

    Phenazopyridine

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