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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in triplets of African-American descent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16493435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite the prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in African Americans, the disorder maybe often overlooked as a diagnosis in the absence of overt signs of hemolysis in neonates with hyperbilirubinemia. We present a case report of anemia and prolonged hyperbilirubinemia due to G6PD deficiency in the absence of hemolysis in dichorionic, triamniotic, preterm triplets of African-American descent.
H K Turbendian; J M Perlman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0743-8346     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-22     Completed Date:  2006-06-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Newborn Medicine, Weill Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA.
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MeSH Terms
African Americans
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Gestational Age
Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency / diagnosis*,  ethnology*,  therapy
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature*
Jaundice, Neonatal / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy
Pregnancy, Multiple
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Time Factors

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