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819 Possible Causes for Anemia, Blue Sclera

  • Osteoporosis

    To further characterize the significance of the mutation we studied his mother who is 30 year old with blue sclera and history of backache but no fractures.[] However, a peripheral blood smear showed normochromic anemia with thrombocytopenia.[] These include a short fifth digit, dentinogenesis imperfecta, hyperlaxity, hearing loss, pes planus, bunions, and blue sclerae.[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic.[] A sufficiently low hemoglobin (Hb) by definition makes the diagnosis of anemia, and a low hematocrit value is also characteristic of anemia.[] Iron deficiency is one of the most common causes of anemia.[]

  • Metabolic Bone Disease

    Children with osteogenesis imperfecta will also develop brittle bones as well as curved bones, scoliosis, muscle weakness, joint laxity, fragile skin, blue sclera, brittle[] The only hematological abnormality was moderate anemia, which prompted bone marrow studies leading to a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).[] Iron deficiency anemias Iron deficiency anemias lead to the formation of deformed and smaller RBCs released from the marrow.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    During a recent 8-month period, the patient experienced swelling in multiple joints, dizziness, and severe anemia.[] Other common tests include the erythrocyte sedimentation rate, which indicates inflammation in the body, as well as a white blood cell count and a blood test for anemia.[] Deformities and contractures of the joint Symptoms throughout the body, such as fever, loss of appetite and decreased energy Weakness due to a low red blood cell count (anemia[]

  • Hypophosphatasia

    They include the appearance of blue sclera (whites of the eyes) during infancy and childhood, deformities in the arms, legs and chest, frequent occurrences of pneumonia which[] Relatively few conditions are associated with a low serum alkaline phosphatase including Wilson's disease, hypophosphatasia, pernicious anemia and untreated hypothyroidism[] Symptoms There are reports of blue sclera (whites of the eyes) during infancy and childhood that may resemble osteogenesis imperfecta.[]

  • Laron Syndrome

    Delayed nail growth and blue sclerae may also be present.[] Fanconi anemia (FA) is a condition characterized by genetic instability and short stature, which is due to growth hormone (GH) deficiency in most cases.[] Typical farcies of the boy showing blue sclera, depressed nasal bridge Fig ure 5 . Typical facies of the girl Fig ure 6 . Growth chart of the boy Fig ure 7 .[]

  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Martinez-Glez et al. (2012) described osteogenesis imperfecta type XIII, an autosomal recessive form of the disorder characterized by normal teeth, faint blue sclerae, severe[] Stay current on the developments and research surrounding neonatal anemia from the entirely new chapter on Blood and Hematopoietic System highlights.[] sclerae ( OMIM ); perinatal lethal OI type II, also known as congenital OI ( OMIM ); OI type III, a progressively deforming form with normal sclerae ( OMIM ); and OI type[]

  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia

    sclera, mental retardation, congenital hip dislocation, or tracheoesophageal fistula.[] Although studies are elaborating on the genetic basis for its associated comorbidities, little has been published comparing this anemia to other chronic anemias that have[] Diamond-Blackfan anemia is a rare form of anemia that is often accompanied by several physical anomalies.[]

  • Skeletal Dysplasia

    sclera, normal stature, fractures but nondeforming Prenatally lethal (II) – blue sclera, fragile connective tissue, macrocephaly, deforming severe fractures Progressively[] Differential diagnoses include achondroplasia or hypochondroplasia, chondrodysplasia, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, thalassemia-related hemolytic anemia, and lysosomal storage[] sclera, cleft palate, micrognathia, dental abnormalities, pectus excavatum, pectus carinatum, lordosis, scoliosis, genu varum/valgum, brachydactyly.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Uncommonly, signs and symptoms thought to be relatively specific for iron deficiency, such as pagophagia, koilonychia, and blue sclerae are present.[] […] did not reveal any findings indicating the cause of the anemia.[] There are more than 400 types of anemia, which are divided into three groups: Anemia caused by blood loss Anemia caused by decreased or faulty red blood cell production Anemia[]

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