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Normal pulse oximeter reading in a cyanotic infant

Publication year
2001
Author(s)
Li, A. M.; Wong, W.; Chan, M. H.; Ma, K. C.; Law, L. K.; van Zwieten, R.; Lam, C. W.; Fok, T. F.
Pages
94-5.
Volume
37
Number
1

A newborn infant who presented with central cyanosis was found to have hereditary methaemoglobinaemia. The pulse oximeter readings and physical findings were incompatible. Clinical assessment remains an important part in the management of such cases.

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