A 34-year-old member asked:
methemoglobinemia in infants?
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Dr. Cristina Carballo answered
39 years experience Neonatology
G6PD defeciency: Two possible causes. Exposure to nitrates (rare in infants) or g6pd deficiency which can also cause methemoglobinemia in infants. Baby would need metabolic work-up and a good history of toxin exposures.
Answered on Dec 24, 2019
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