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1,718 Possible Causes for Acromegaly, Anemia

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Acromegaly: In this syndrome, a lung cancer may make a hormone like growth hormone, which in adults can result in the growth of the hands and feet.[verywell.com] Three types of paraneoplastic anemias may be described, as follows: Chronic anemia resulting from an anti-erythropoietin factor, reduction in mean red blood cell (RBC) life[emedicine.com] Anemia is a common presenting symptom of several neoplasms and results from chronic hemorrhages from ulcerated tumors, altered intestinal absorption of vitamins B-6 and B-[emedicine.com]

  • Pituitary Adenoma

    Evans' syndrome was diagnosed based on idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and autoimmune hemolytic anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acromegaly Treatment The primary treatment for acromegaly caused by a pituitary adenoma is surgery to remove the tumor.[mskcc.org] Anemia, fatigue, lethargy, menstrual disorders, libido and sexual disorders, constipation or symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can also occur.[ims.uniklinik-freiburg.de]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Physical examination may be normal or may reveal Anemia, finger clubbing, enlarged lymph nodes Decreased breath sounds due to underlying malignant pleural effusion Wheezes[lecturio.com] Peripheral neuropathy, Subacute cerebellar degeneration, Cortical degeneration Hematological: Trosseau’s syndrome (Migratory thrombophlebitis), Marantic endocarditis, DIC, Anemia[epomedicine.com] Poor prognosis is associated with increased serum creatinine level, severe anemia and younger age at the time of diagnosis.[dbpia.co.kr]

  • Hepatosplenomegaly

    […] myeloproliferative disease lymphoma pernicious anaemia sickle cell anaemia thalassaemia chronic liver disease and portal hypertension: chronic active hepatitis amyloidosis acromegaly[gpnotebook.co.uk] 5-year-old boy who was referred to the Hematology-Oncology Clinic to consider a bone marrow etiologic process after his pediatrician discovered progressive neutropenia, anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Anemia and hepatosplenomegaly are common reasons for referring a child to a pediatric hematologist or oncologist.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Recessive Pachydermoperiostosis 

    He had also anemia, and bone marrow biopsy showed myelofibrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A diagnosis of acromegaly was suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of a case of anemia of multifactorial causes and its improvement with steroid pulse and iron therapy.[link.springer.com]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    […] decline in ejection fraction is frequently detected at the time of diagnosis of acromegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anemia causes cutaneous pallor and fatigability which overlaps with that induced by the heart failure, peripheral vasodilatation caused by vascular nitric oxide synthase and[symptoma.com] High-output heart failure (HOHF) is associated with several diseases including chronic anemia, psoriasis, systemic arteriovenous fistula, sepsis, hypercapnia, multiple myeloma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    Carcinoid tumors can cause rare acromegaly, which must be differentiated from pituitary tumors.[symptoma.com] She was treated with recombinant human growth hormone (GH) for complete GH deficiency, and endoscopy was performed to identify iron-deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Your doctor may find that you are anemic and that the cause of your anemia is bleeding inside your abdomen caused by a neuroendocrine tumor.[roswellpark.org]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    We report a rare case of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) complicated with acromegaly due to a growth hormone (GH)-producing pituitary adenoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The case of a 21-year-old patient is presented who was diagnosed simultaneously with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in the form of refractory anemia and hormonal disturbances[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient 4 had prepubertal overgrowth that evolved into pseudo-acromegaly, insulin resistance, secondary amenorrhea, and androgen excess at 15.6 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Launois Syndrome

    There are two main phenotypic changes, namely gigantism, and acromegaly.[symptoma.com] A relevant and long-lasting reduction of fat bulges has been obtained in all cases with no major complications except for a mild anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It frequently appears in association with alcoholic liver disease, macrocytic anemia ("low blood" with big red blood cells) and peripheral neuropathy (disease of the peripheral[medicinenet.com]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    BACKGROUND: Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare inherited bone marrow failure syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hypercortisolism, and hyperthyroidism this deviation was negative (suggesting bone loss), whereas for patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism due to chronic renal failure, acromegaly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Final short stature, found in five of the 35 patients who attained final height, was associated with the underlying disease (specifically, Fanconi anemia) (P 0.0013), previous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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