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favism

[′fä‚viz·əm]
(medicine)
An acute hemolytic anemia, usually in persons of Mediterranean area descent, occurring when an individual with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency of erythrocytes eats the beans or inhales the pollen of Vicia faba.
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A study of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.
Does nimesulide induce hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency Acta Paediatr 2003; 92: 6378.
Diabetic ketoacidosis revealing glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
The genetics of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Hemolytic anemia after acetaminophen overdose in a patient with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in two returning Operation Iraqi Freedom soldiers who developed hemolytic anemia while receiving primaquine prophylaxis for malaria.
Clinical and laboratorial alterations in Plasmodium vivax malaria patients and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency treated with primaquine at 0.
revealed that Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia and especially resulting from glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency is more common among African American males.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, sickling and malaria in Africa children in south-western Nigeria.
Its reported side effects include diarrhea, possible spontaneous abortion, and favism (acute hemolytic anemia) in individuals with hereditary glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.

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