moth ball syndrome

moth ball syndrome

A popular term for a congenital deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, which causes haemolysis after exposure to moth balls.
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moth ball syndrome

Popular for a congenital deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, which causes hemolysis after naphthalene–moth ball exposure See Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
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