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62 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Dyspnea, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Thalassemia

    blood cell distribution width High Normal; occasionally high Normal Ferritin Low Normal Normal Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) 13 13 13 Hb electrophoresis[aafp.org] Symptoms of iron overload may include: chronic fatigue liver disease abdominal pain heart problems joint pain Non-transfusion dependent thalassemia The most common symptoms[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] He presented with chest discomfort and progressive dyspnea. Early echocardiogram showed mild pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    pain 2 weeks later and subsequently tested positive for Plasmodium falciparum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He presented with progressive severe dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common side effects of Endari include constipation, nausea, headache, abdominal pain, cough, pain in the extremities, back pain and chest pain.[web.archive.org]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Average size of RBCs (MCV) — may be decreased Average amount of Hb in RBCs (MCH) — may be decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width (RDW[labtestsonline.org.au] You may have stomach pain or abdominal cramping with your bowel movements.[chemocare.com] The physiological consequences include fatigue, lethargy, and dyspnea; conversely, iron repletion in iron-deficient individuals has been shown to improve exercise capacity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] high red blood cell distribution width, reflecting an increased variability in the size of red blood cells.A low mean corpuscular volume also appears during the course of[en.wikipedia.org] Patients may complain of: Fatigue Pallor Weakness Headache Palpitations Dizziness Dyspnea Irritability Poor concentration, impaired development Hair loss Impaired temperature[symptoma.com] Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and abdominal pain are commonly seen in a pediatric emergency department (8 and 18% incidence respectively in our center).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] . — Joel Kotkin, National Review, "The Return to Serfdom," 25 July 2019 But those with a severe hookworm infection can experience experience abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss[merriam-webster.com] Acute anemia presents with symptoms owing to acute blood loss; chronic anemia may present with worsening fatigue, dyspnea, lightheadedness, or chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    pain and hyperpigmentation of skin which was diagnosed as homocystinuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of cobalamin deficiency ranges from the incidental increase of mean corpuscular volume and neutrophil hypersegmentation to symptoms due to severe anemia, such as angor, dyspnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardiovascular symptoms include syncope, dyspnea, orthopnea, palpitations, and angina.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Heart Failure

    blood cell distribution width II - Prognostic implications Many studies have shown anaemia to increase mortality and morbidity in HF patients ( 1, 5, 8, 9 ) and to cause[web.archive.org] Since her liver transplantation, she has not complained of cardiac discomfort and abdominal pain, and her heart size has returned to normal on echocardiography.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Patients address their physician for tongue pain and ulcerations or angular stomatitis, vomiting, anorexia, weight loss, abdominal pain and diarrhea that usually occur after[symptoma.com] pain, diarrhea (especially after meals) Neurologic: cognitive impairment, dementia, depression Complications: Coronary artery disease, stroke Pregnancy complications include[pathologyoutlines.com] Additional common symptoms include aches and pains, muscle weakness, and difficulty breathing (dyspnea).[rarediseases.org]

  • Aortic Dissection

    We evaluated platelet-lymphocyte (PLR), red cell distribution width (RDW) and RDW/PLT's (platelets) (RPR) in AAD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 52-year-old man presented with sudden abdominal pain and intermittent vomiting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Left-sided neurologic deficits were the most common presentation, followed by dyspnea and bilateral lower extremity deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    The only significant difference in blood-cell indexes was an increase in red-cell distribution width (13.8% vs. 13.4% in normocytic subjects, P 0.002 by Wilcoxon rank-sum[doi.org] Acute abdominal pain is a frequent diagnostic and therapeutic challenge in hematologic patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical symptoms are spongy and bleeding gums, anemia, fatigue, fever, dyspnea, moderate splenomegaly, joint and bone pain, and repeated infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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