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2,141 Possible Causes for Anemia, Hypoglycemia, Weight Loss

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Cardinal symptoms include fasting hypoglycemia, lactic acidosis and hepatomegaly as well as neutropenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is a widely used marker of glycemic control but can be affected by hemolytic anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As such, weight loss may be beneficial in these patients. Copyright 2017. Published by Elsevier B.V.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Cell Carcinoma o Appearances § Mediastinal adenopathy § Hilar mass § Small or invisible lung nodule o High metastatic potential o Rapid growth o May be associated with § Hypoglycemia[learningradiology.com] 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] On admission, the patient presented with weight loss, cough and hemoptysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    TC should be considered as a potential AN complication, but it may be triggered by hypoglycemia of any etiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other medical complications included pericardial tamponade that was treated with an open window pericardiocentesis, hepatitis, and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anorexia nervosa is a medical and psychological disorder classically seen in young women who present with significant weight loss, a distorted body image, and an intense fear[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) can result from a child not eating for 4 to 6 hours.[en.wikipedia.org] Blood tests for anemia, electrolytes, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, ferritin, vitamin B 12 , and folate should be considered for assessment of major micronutrients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast, outcomes from hunger strikes and famines are usually fatal after weight loss to about 40% below expected body weight, corresponding to BMI 12 to 13 kg/m(2) in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    Abstract To evaluate the dual-isotope Schilling test for the diagnosis of pernicious anemia or malabsorption syndrome, 65 studies were selected for clinical correlation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Even if the patient started out dieting or exercising to lose weight, it should never be assumed that excessive weight loss is due to mental illness.[randyschellenberg.tripod.com] Herein, we describe a 14-year-old girl who presented with anemia, failure to thrive, osteoporosis, zinc, and vitamin deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    A patient with a somatostatin (SRIH)-secreting islet cell tumor, whose only symptoms were dyspepsia and anemia, is described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The pancreatic tumor with central cyst formation was found on computerized tomographic examination of a 72-year-old man reporting appetite and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia(NICTH) is a rare cause of recurrent hypoglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    The survival of autotransfused Cr 51 -tagged erythrocytes was shortened in a group of five patients with the anemia of Hodgkin’s disease, but since the normal marrow is believed[bloodjournal.org] An 80-year-old man was admitted to hospital with low-grade fever, weight loss, asthenia and anorexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Capillary glucose measurements during the spells revealed hypoglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    High mortality (30-60%) How do patients present (clinical diagnosis) AMS Hypothermia Hypotension Respiratory Failure Hypoglycemia Hyponatremia Potential physical exam findings[emdocs.net] […] secondary to hemorrhage, or macrocytic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency, or normocytic normochromic anemia, which may be secondary to decreased oxygen requirement[emedicine.com] Weight loss 4. Most patients with myxedema coma have a history of heart disease, heart surgery, or radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid disease. A. True B. False 5.[proprofs.com]

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Of several adverse events, only anemia and fatigue were significantly more frequently observed in older than younger patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most paraneoplastic signs and symptoms correlated with poor survival, although on multivariate analysis hypoalbuminemia, weight loss, anorexia and malaise predicted shorter[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include blood in the urine, unexplained pain in the side or lower back, anemia, fever, and unexplained weight loss.[britannica.com]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Follow for hypoglycemia if fulminant hepatic liver failure. No change in standard management. Consider converting prednisone to prednisolone.[clinicaladvisor.com] These include blood tests to determine presence of anemia, liver function tests, CT scan and MRI of the liver and liver biopsy.[symptoma.com] Signs and Tests: A CBC may show anemia and other abnormalities. Liver function tests such as ALP are abnormal. Liver biopsy shows alcoholic liver disease.[ihv.org]

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