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Descriptor in English: Sulfhemoglobinemia
Descriptor in Spanish: Sulfohemoglobinemia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sulfemoglobinemia
Descriptor in French: Sulfhémoglobinémie
Entry term(s): Sulfhemoglobinemias
Tree number(s): C15.378.896
Scope note: A morbid condition due to the presence of sulfmethemoglobin in the blood. It is marked by persistent cyanosis, but the blood count does not reveal any special abnormality in the blood. It is thought to be caused by the action of hydrogen sulfide absorbed from the intestine. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: sulfmethemoglobin (see Dorland) in the blood
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 65
DeCS UI: 13823
Descriptor UI: D013436
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/03
Sulfhemoglobinemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0020766
Scope note A morbid condition due to the presence of sulfmethemoglobin in the blood. It is marked by persistent cyanosis, but the blood count does not reveal any special abnormality in the blood. It is thought to be caused by the action of hydrogen sulfide absorbed from the intestine. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Sulfhemoglobinemia
Entry term(s) Sulfhemoglobinemias



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