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The increased amount of methemoglobin, a type of haemoglobin in the blood is known as methemoglobinemia. In this blood disorder the haemoglobin is not able to release the oxygen it is carrying to the tissues in the body. Patients with this disorder would have a bluish tinge or colouring to their skin, seizures and developmental and intellectual delays have been observed.
HOW IS METHEMOGLOBINEMIA DIAGNOSED?
This disorder can be diagnosed by a blood test. Babies born with this disorder would have the distinctive blue colour skin.
HOW IS METHEMOGLOBINEMIA TREATED?
Treatment of Methemoglobinemia is carried out through oxygen supplementation and by administering methylene blue solution intravenously. Genetically induced Methemoglobinemia can be treated by daily dosage of methylene blue.
DID YOU KNOW?
This is a genetic disease and is inherited. The Fugates family in 1800’s had all members suffering from this problem as they married in clans that were affected too and were known as The Blue Fugates.