S. M. PHILLIPS, M.D.; N. P. SILVERS, M.D.
An episode of acute hemolysis complicating infectious hepatitis in a patient with documented glucose-6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency was predicted. Rapid diagnosis and treatment of transient renal failure, consisting of fluid solute diuresis, prevented any permanent recognizable changes in renal function. The value of a quantitative G6PD test is emphasized. Various aspects of G6PD-associated hemolysis and the mechanism of renal insult are discussed.
S. M. PHILLIPS, N. P. SILVERS. Glucose-6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency, Infectious Hepatitis, Acute Hemolysis, and Renal Failure. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:99–104. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-1-99
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(1):99-104.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Nephrology.
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