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Bilgin H., Ozcan B., Bilgin T.
ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA, vol.42, no.5, pp.594-595, 1998 (SCI-Expanded)
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ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
methemoglobinemia, methylene blue, laparoscopy, infertility, DEFICIENCY
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Methylene blue is used to check tubal patency during laparoscopy. A case of methemoglobinemia which was induced by methylene blue is presented. Methemoglobinemia is usually treated with methylene blue; however, in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, methylene blue can induce methemoglobinemia.