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213 Possible Causes for Anal Fissure, Anemia, Iron Deficiency Anemia

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Although severe anemia can theoretically result in anemic hypoxia, vulnerable pallidal lesions have rarely been described in anemic patients.[] Conditions that cause small amounts of bleeding are hemorrhoids, anal fissures and some sexually transmitted diseases.[] Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Moreover, anemia may result from IBD therapies, such as sulfasalazine, which may confound the problem. 7 Anemia of inflammation or anemia of chronic disease (ACD) is characterized[] Abnormal skin tags in the bottom area and anal fissures are also symptoms of the disease; however, the most common cause of an anal fissure is constipation.[] Few studies examined its relation with solid tumors (ST), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in children.[]

  • Scurvy

    Skull-marrow hyperplasia is more likely to result from hemolytic anemia or anemia related to parasitic infestation.[] Although non-specific, iron-deficiency anemia is a characteristic finding, partly secondary to reduced iron absorption in the setting of vitamin C deficiency, even in the[] Treatment of iron-deficiency anemia complicated by scurvy and folic acid deficiency. Nutr Rev . 1992 ;50: 134 –137. Medline , Google Scholar 3.[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    It is proposed that the hernias caused chronic blood loss anemia, and that iron deficiency then resulted in postcricoid web formation.[] […] to a spontaneously healed anal fissure.[] deficiency anemia and esophageal web in the post-cricoid region.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic.[] Hemorrhoids that are inflamed may be painful when you move your bowels, or "bear down." fissures- an anal fissure is a tiny tear of tissue in the anus.[] Bleeding and blood losses through gastrointestinal tract can be provoked by colorectal cancer and hookworms, as mentioned above, but also by hemorrhoids , anal fissures, irritable[]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    The patient presented with anemia unexpectedly before her aortic valve replacement.[] Bacher H, Mischinger HJ, Werkgartner G, Cerwenka H, El-Shabrawi A, Pfeifer J, Schweiger W (1997) Local nitroglycerin for treatment of anal fissures: an alternative to lateral[] Cases of angiodysplasia in individuals less than 40 years have been documented in the literature. [5] , [10] It may be asymptomatic, or present with iron deficiency anemia[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    You may need to take iron supplements to treat anemia.[] Alteration of blood produced by slow bowel transit due to minor bleeding in upper gastrointestinal tract Bright red blood stools: Brisk bleeding Stools with blood streak: Anal[] Persistent bleeding can eventually lead to iron deficiency anemia, which may be the first sign of the problem.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    This patient was evaluated for iron deficiency anemia and underwent hemicolectomy for extensive right-side predominant inflammatory pseudopolyps.[] However, unless surgery is being considered, treatment of both conditions is similar; Anal fissure (a tear in the mucous membrane that lines the rectum and anus); Infectious[] These may include tiny but painful cracks in the skin known as anal fissures.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    Laboratory results showed anemia and elevated CA 125 levels.[] Anal fissure Severe pain on defecation. Blood is usually on wiping.[] Iron deficiency anemia in an older man or post-menopausal woman, is GI cancer until proven otherwise.[]

  • Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

    Anemia is a complication of a bleeding ulcer. Symptoms may include fatigue, shortness of breath and paleness.[] Passage of clots is possible if the fissure extends internal to the internal anal sphincter.[] In addition, achlorhydria (absence of intragastric acidity) may be associated with iron deficiency anemia, because the ferric form of iron must be converted to the ferrous[]

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