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Methemoglobinemia

"Methemoglobinemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The presence of methemoglobin in the blood, resulting in cyanosis. A small amount of methemoglobin is present in the blood normally, but injury or toxic agents convert a larger proportion of hemoglobin into methemoglobin, which does not function reversibly as an oxygen carrier. Methemoglobinemia may be due to a defect in the enzyme NADH methemoglobin reductase (an autosomal recessive trait) or to an abnormality in hemoglobin M (an autosomal dominant trait). (Dorland, 27th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methemoglobinemia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Methemoglobinemia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2008
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