Toxicant-Induced Hematologic Syndromes

  • Steven C. Curry
  • A. Min Kang
Reference work entry


Oxidant hemolysis, methemoglobinemia, and sulfhemoglobinemia share common etiologies and frequently coexist in the same patient.


Oxidant stress Heinz bodies Methemoglobinemia Sulfhemoglobinemia Hemolysis Dapsone Hexose monophosphate shunt Erythrocytes Bite cells Glutathione Arsine Chlorates Copper sulfate Haptoglobin NADPH methemoglobin reductase Methylene blue Congenital methemoglobinemia Benzocaine Prilocaine Phenazopyridine Nitrates Nitrites Well-water methemoglobinemia Aniline dyes Co-oximeters Co-oximetry Ascorbic acid 


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  1. 1.Department of Medical ToxicologyBanner – University Medical Center PhoenixPhoenixUSA

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