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Respiration

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Which of the following conditions leads to tissue hypoxia without alteration of oxygen content of blood?



A CO2 poisoning
B Met Hb

C Cyanide poisoning
D Respiratory acidosis

Ans. C Cyanide poisoning

Hypoxia due to inhibition of tissue oxidative process is most commonly the result of cyanide poisoning as it inhibits the enzyme cytochrome oxidase and possibly other enzymes.

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