What is the global prevalence of methemoglobinemia?

Updated: Dec 09, 2018
  • Author: Mary Denshaw-Burke, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Answer

Methemoglobinemia occurs rarely throughout the world. Cytochrome b5 reductase deficiency (type Ib5R) is also endemic in the Yakutsk people of Siberia.


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