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A rare cause of cyanosis: Congenital methemoglobinemia
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  • RAHMA GUEDRI,
  • Nada Missaoui,
  • Leila ESSADDAM,
  • SAAYDA Ben Becher
RAHMA GUEDRI
University of Tunis El Manar Faculty of Medicine of Tunis
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Nada Missaoui
University of Tunis El Manar Faculty of Medicine of Tunis
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Leila ESSADDAM
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SAAYDA Ben Becher
University of Tunis El Manar Faculty of Medicine of Tunis
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Abstract

A 13-month-old infant, born from a consanguineous marriage. She presented isolated cyanosis. Physical examination was normal. Pulsed oxygen saturation was 94% in room air. Methemoglobin level was 39.4%. The diagnosis of congenital methemoglobinemia type I was retained. She was successfully treated with methylene blue infusions and ascobic acid.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

02 Feb 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
05 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
05 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
13 Feb 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
16 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
13 Apr 20211st Revision Received
19 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
19 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
19 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 May 2021Editorial Decision: Accept