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503 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Iron Deficiency, Jaundice

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Jaundice: There is mild jaundice caused by the excessive breakdown of hemoglobin due to ineffective erythropoiesis in the bone marrow.[symptoma.com] Biology of Iron-Deficiency Anemia An iron deficiency can also disrupt hemoglobin function, causing iron-deficiency anemia.[livestrong.com] Catatonia vis-à-vis delirium: the significance of recognizing catatonia in altered mental status . General Hospital Psychiatry, Vol. 37, Issue. 6, p. 554.[bjp.rcpsych.org]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    […] nutrition 180 Nutritional disorders and their management 200 Clinical biochemistry of the gastrointestinal tract 214 Assessment of hepatic function and investigation of jaundice[books.google.com] Inducing iron deficiency improves erythropoiesis and photo sensivity in congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Blood. 2015;126(2):257–261.[medcraveonline.com] 壊血病 scorbutus 核黄疸 Kernikterus (独), kernicterus, nuclear jaundice 家族性アミロイドーシス familial amyloidosis 家族性アミロイドポリニューロパチー familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy 家族性LCAT欠損症 familial[jsge.or.jp]

  • Hemophilia

    Look for jaundice, other signs of liver failure (eg, cirrhosis from viral infection), and signs of opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV seroconverted.[web.archive.org] Most people can safely return to work after the jaundice clears, even if their liver function test results aren’t quite normal.[arizonahemophilia.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adjacent To D51.9 D50.0 Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss (chronic) D50.1 Sideropenic dysphagia D50.8 Other iron deficiency anemias D50.9 Iron deficiency anemia[icd10data.com] mental status); when you are being treated for vitamin B12 or folate deficiency A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm Fasting for 6-8 hours before sample collection[labtestsonline.org]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ferritin: low ferritin may indicate iron deficiency from diet or blood loss; ferritin is raised in haemochromatosis.[patient.info] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acute Iron Intoxication

    Late symptoms of acute stage consist of low blood pressure, epileptic seizure, liver failure, low blood sugar, jaundice, and intestinal obstruction.[tandurust.com] The red blood cells in a person with iron deficiency anemia are pale and small.[drhoffman.com] Although altered mental status in a child may be presumed to be from poisoning, traumatic head injury should also be considered.[aafp.org]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    Jaundice, or yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mouth. Jaundice is a common sign and symptom of sickle disease.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Anaemia caused by sickle cell disease is not the same as anaemia caused by iron deficiency.[thesun.co.uk] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    A 21-year-old Japanese man was admitted to our hospital because of severe abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These disorders are often associated with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These disorders can present with severe and even life-threatening acute attacks characterized by neuro-psychological manifestation (seizure, neuropathy and altered mental[jscimedcentral.com]

  • Malaria

    Abstract A 5-year-old immunocompetent girl presented with fever, jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Iron deficiency anemia and the productivity of adult males in Indonesia. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 32, 916–925 (1979). 46 Spielman, A., Kitron, U. & Pollack, R.[doi.org] Group 1 includes all patients who present with prostration or altered mental status (ie, confusion, agitation, or coma).[emedicine.com]

  • Thalassemia

    Diagnostic methods Diagnosis is suspected in infants younger than 2 years of age with severe microcytic anemia, mild jaundice and hepatosplenomegaly.[orpha.net] Red cell distribution width in iron deficiency anemia and β-thalassemia minor [letter]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2008 ; 130 : 313 – 314. 5..[doi.org] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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