Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Key Clinical Message
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an X-linked disorder affecting some 400 million people worldwide. Though clinically silent, it may result in hemolysis on oxidative stress induced by drugs or infections. Viral hepatitis A with coexisting G6PD deficiencycan be devastating associated with severe hemolysis, anemia, renal failure, and hepatic encephalopathy.
Clinical Case Reports
Ali, S. A.
(2018). Fulminant hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Clinical Case Reports, 6(1), 224-225.
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