Haemolytic Anemia In A 4-Year-Old Boy Due To Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A Case Report

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Dr Khakre Sachin

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A 4-year-old boy of presented with fatigue, pallor, and jaundice after ingesting fava beans, leading to a diagnosis of haemolytic anemia due to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. This case illustrates the significance of recognizing dietary triggers in the management of G6PD deficiency, emphasizing the importance of prompt and accurate diagnosis and the critical role of dietary management. The findings confirm the necessity of educational interventions for families at risk and highlight the need for heightened clinical vigilance and preventive care in children with G6PD deficiency. This report adds valuable insight into the management and clinical course of pediatric G6PD deficiency, contributing to a deeper understanding of the condition and its triggers.

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Haemolytic Anemia In A 4-Year-Old Boy Due To Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A Case Report. IJOMCR. 2023;4(3):5-8. doi:10.5281/zenodo.10997836
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Haemolytic Anemia In A 4-Year-Old Boy Due To Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A Case Report. IJOMCR. 2023;4(3):5-8. doi:10.5281/zenodo.10997836

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