methemalbuminemia

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methemalbuminemia

 [met″he-mal-bu″min-e´me-ah]
the presence of methemalbumin in the blood.

met·hem·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

(met'hēm-al-byū'mi-nē'mē-ă),
The presence of methemalbumin in the circulating blood, indicative of intravascular hemolysis with rapid hemoglobin breakdown; found in some patients with blackwater fever or paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria; described as a means of differentiating severe (hemorrhagic) from mild (edematous) pancreatitis, and also has been described in other acute conditions such as strangulation obstruction of intestine and mesenteric artery occlusion.

met·hem·al·bu·mi·ne·mi·a

(met'hēm-al-bū'min-ē'mē-ă)
The presence of methemalbumin in the circulating blood, indicative of hemoglobin breakdown; found in some patients with blackwater fever or paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
Synonym(s): methaemalbuminaemia.

methemalbuminemia

the presence of methemalbumin in the blood.