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Sulfhemoglobinemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sulfhemoglobinemia
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.896
Unique ID
D013436
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013436
Annotation
sulfmethemoglobin (see Dorland) in the blood
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)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/03
Sulfhemoglobinemia Preferred
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