Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021
Two Case Reports of Occupational Exposure of Aniline Dye and Causing Methemoglobinemia
Manas Parikh | Nima Thakkar | Dr. Jayesh J Dutt | Dr. Ibrahim Malek 
Abstract: Aniline is a chemical use mainly in the manufacturing of perfumes, dyes, paint removers, pesticides and photographic materials. At room temperature it is simplest aromatic amine, is clear to slightly yellow oily liquid that darkens to a brown color on exposure to air. When aniline exposure occur it rapidly absorbs from the lungs and leads to systemic toxicity. Aniline compounds cause oxidative stress which leads to methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia may land the patient in critical conditions.
Keywords: Meth Hb Aniline dye Methylene blue Methyhemoglobin
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,
Pages: 22 - 24
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