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Methemoglobinemia in infants?

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Dr. Cristina Carballo
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
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