sulfhemoglobinemia

(redirected from Sulfhaemoglobinaemia)

sulf·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mi·a

(sulf-hē'mō-glō'bi-nē'mē-ă),
A morbid condition due to the presence of sulfhemoglobin in the blood; it is marked by a persistent cyanosis, but the blood count does not reveal any special abnormality in that fluid; it is thought to be caused by the action of hydrogen sulfide absorbed from the intestine.

sulf·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mi·a

(sŭlf-hē'mō-glō'bi-nē'mē-ă)
A morbid condition due to the presence of sulfhemoglobin in the blood; it is marked by a persistent cyanosis, but the blood count does not reveal any abnormality in blood cells; thought to be caused by the action of hydrogen sulfide absorbed from the intestine.
Synonym(s): sulphaemoglobinaemia.
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Drugs may cause haemolytic anaemia (quinidine and penicillin); methaemoglobinaemia (nitrites and nitrates); sulfhaemoglobinaemia (dapsone and sulfonamides); and acute or chronic fibrosis (nitrofurantoin or amiodarone).
Some cases of sulfhaemoglobinaemia have also been described (8); this was not a feature of our patient's course.