favism


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anemia resulting from eating fava beans

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(12) However, in our patient his advanced age and negative past medical history for favism, as well as the difficulty in obtaining an assay over the weekend led us to use methylene blue.
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.
Almost unique to faba bean are vicine and convicine, the causative agents of favism in many human populations.
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. Both types lead to susceptibility to drug-induced hemolytic anemia.
A 7-day course of nitrofurantoin has similar efficacy to TMP/SMX and is compatible with breastfeeding, but it should be avoided in populations at risk for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency (also known as favism, most often found in patients of Mediterranean or African descent) (SOR: C, extrapolation from studies in nonlactating women and disease-oriented outcomes).
However, there exists a significant volume of information on the favism, which is higher than the available one about the different medicines that might produce it.