Blood Journal
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Drowning Hemoglobinuria

  1. CHARLES E. RATH, M.D.
  1. Department of Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Mass. and the Department of Medicine and Hematology Laboratories, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Abstract

1. A case of hemoglobinemia and hemoglobinuria with recovery following incomplete drowning is presented.

2. The pathogenesis of the intravascular hemolysis is discussed.