Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Outlook Genetics

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Symptoms

Most people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase do not have symptoms until the red blood cell count has decreased, due to the hemolytic anemia. The symptoms resolve after the chemical or medication that triggered the condition is stopped.

Symptoms of G6PD deficiency include:

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency References
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