- CASE FILE
Methemoglobinemia with elevated levels over 17% with low O2 saturation
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
Congenital Methemoglobinemia b5 reductase- defective diaphorase enzyme. Low O2 saturation 78-83% with poor circulation in hands and legs. Methemoglobin levels from 17-22% out of range. 2 treatments of methylene blue in 2 months. Current hematologist has no idea how to treat it and we don't know why it is suddenly flaring so high.