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272 Possible Causes for Anemia, Hypokalemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Pernicious anemia (Biermer's anemia, Addison's anemia) is a type of megaloblastic anemia, due to an inability to absorb vitamin B12 (cobalamin).[] BACKGROUND: Vitamin B12 deficiency may result in pernicious anemia (PA). This study evaluated whether all the patients with vitamin B12 deficiency had PA.[] What is vitamin B12 deficiency anemia?[]

  • 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.[] One or more boratory alterations (increased erythrocyte sedimentaion rate, anemia, hypokalemia, and low serum albumin vel) were found in 62% of patients with organic diarrhea[] Signs of deficiencies may be apparent. There may be: Non-anaemic iron deficiency. Iron-deficiency anaemia. Folate deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency.[]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    Hypokalemia, however, is a potentially underrecognized cause of rhabdomyolysis.[] OBJECTIVES: Anastomotic ulcers are a known cause of anemia in children with a history of intestinal resection.[] KEYWORDS: methylmalonic acid; short bowel syndrome; small bowel bacterial overgrowth; vitamin B12 deficiency[]

  • 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[] Iron, folate and vitamin B12 deficiency. Gallstones and renal stones (usually oxalate) especially when there has been a previous right hemicolectomy.[] Iron deficiency and other vitamin deficiencies, especially vitamin B12. Ileus (reduced bowel mobility), or obstruction (partial or complete blockage of the intestine).[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Hypokalemia is a common occurrence in patients, who are given supplements of vitamin B12.[] Anemia may make you feel tired, weak, and short of breath. What Causes Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia?[] Indian women, especially vegetarian are prone to vitamin B12 deficiency.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The presence of thyrotoxicosis and hypokalemia does not always indicate a diagnosis of TPP.[] HEME – Megaloblastic anemia from folate deficiency.[] Folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 deficiency may lead to hyperhomocysteinemia, as they participate in its metabolism.[]

  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    Not all patients with megaloblastic anemia are symptomatic.[] METHODS AND RESULTS: This patient was found to have megaloblastic anemia due to acquired folic acid and vitamin B12 deficiencies.[] The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency was totally 20.9%.[]

  • Jejunal Diverticulosis

    Abnormal laboratory findings included leukocytosis (13300/mm 3 ), anemia (Hct:30%), hypokalemia (3.2 mmol/l) and hypoalbuminemia (2.80 mmol/l).[] […] case of left-sided paraduodenal hernia and jejunal diverticulosis is described in 75-year-old man who presented with chronic intermittent abdominal pain, weight loss, and anemia[] Abstract Patients with jejunal diverticula usually are asymptomatic unless bacterial overgrowth within the diverticula is sufficient to cause vitamin B12 deficiency, by direct[]

  • Celiac Disease

    This article describes a toddler who initially presented with recurrent diarrhea and weight loss with a significant secondary hypokalemia.[] anemia.[] Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord should be considered in patients with chronic Vitamin B12 deficiency presenting with neurological symptoms.[]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Electrolyte and micronutrient determination is carried out to check for hypokalemia, hypocalcemia and depressed serum levels of Vitamin B-12, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc[] A 54-year-old woman, diagnosed as MDS the prior year after evaluation of anemia, visited our hospital with the chief complaint of epigastric discomfort.[] (vitamin B12) and minerals (zinc and magnesium).[]

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