What is the role of chlorates in the etiology of methemoglobinemia?

Updated: Dec 09, 2018
  • Author: Mary Denshaw-Burke, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Chlorates are another group of oxidizing agents that can cause methemoglobinemia. These substances are found in matches, explosives, and fungicides.


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