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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Conditions that cause small amounts of bleeding are hemorrhoids, anal fissures and some sexually transmitted diseases.[ada.com] Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[doi.org] 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.[health.clevelandclinic.org] Few studies examined its relation with solid tumors (ST), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in children.[doi.org]

  • Scurvy

    Skull-marrow hyperplasia is more likely to result from hemolytic anemia or anemia related to parasitic infestation.[emedicine.com] 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[clinicaladvisor.com] Treatment of iron-deficiency anemia complicated by scurvy and folic acid deficiency. Nutr Rev . 1992 ;50: 134 –137. Medline , Google Scholar 3.[doi.org]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

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

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic.[symptoma.com] 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.[chemocare.com] 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[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia

    The patient presented with anemia unexpectedly before her aortic valve replacement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[springermedizin.at] 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[njcponline.com]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    You may need to take iron supplements to treat anemia.[nlm.nih.gov] 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[en.wikipedia.org] Persistent bleeding can eventually lead to iron deficiency anemia, which may be the first sign of the problem.[uvahealth.com]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    This patient was evaluated for iron deficiency anemia and underwent hemicolectomy for extensive right-side predominant inflammatory pseudopolyps.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[myvmc.com] These may include tiny but painful cracks in the skin known as anal fissures.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

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

  • Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

    Anemia is a complication of a bleeding ulcer. Symptoms may include fatigue, shortness of breath and paleness.[healthhype.com] Passage of clots is possible if the fissure extends internal to the internal anal sphincter.[hawaii.edu] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

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