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how frequent is methemoglobinemia?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Prevalence unknown: according to OrphaNet. I assume you are referring to hereditary MHgb. It can be common in certain populations such as Navajo Indians, Yakutsk Siberians, Athabascan Alaskans and in Eastern Kentucky (Blue Fugates.) Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Answered on Jun 20, 2018

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