favism


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anemia resulting from eating fava beans

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He denied any history of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD), favism, or hemolysis.
Favism and thalassemia in Sardinia and their relationship to malaria.
Do favic patients resume fava beans ingestion later in their life, a study for this, and a new hypothesis for favism etiology.
Infections are the most common cause of hemolysis in G6PD deficient subjects in areas where favism is less prevalent.
Favism in the African type of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (A-) Br M J 1990; 300: 236.
Angel's findings that sicklemia, thalassemia and favism (the G6PD deficiency) may protect a population to some extent against malaria, and their presence may be an indicator of the endemicity of malaria; but he does not find that the incidence of cases of porotic hyperostosis in skeletal remains is significant enough statistically to justify Angel's conclusion that malaria was virtually absent from the eastern Mediterranean region in the classical period (p.
The Mediterranean variant predisposes individuals to favism.