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8,468 Possible Causes for Anemia, Koilonychia, Wide Pulse Pressure

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic.[] […] causes Hemoglobinuria Hereditary hemorrhagic telengiectasia (Nose bleeds, GI bleeds) Clinical sequelae to iron deficiency anemia Asymptomatic until late Pica Angulostomatitis Koilonychias[] […] disease Findings on physical examination may include the following: Impaired growth in infants Pallor of the mucous membranes (a nonspecific finding) Spoon-shaped nails (koilonychia[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    It is proposed that the hernias caused chronic blood loss anemia, and that iron deficiency then resulted in postcricoid web formation.[] Plummer Vinson syndrome is a constellation of postcricoid esophageal webs, iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia and koilonychia.[] AN iron-deficiency anemia associated with chronic dysphagia and glossitis in women between forty and fifty years of age is now known as side-ropenic dysphagia.[]

    Missing: Wide Pulse Pressure
  • 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).[] Compensatory increased cardiac output results in palpitations, wide pulse pressure, dyspnea, orthopnea, tachycardia, premature beats, and eventually, congestive heart failure[] Autoimmune hemolytic anemia coexisted with pernicious anemia but was diagnosed only when the anemia failed to respond to cobalamin therapy.[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    Mild-to-moderate anemia often develops in the setting of acute or chronic immune activation and is termed anemia of chronic disease (ACD) or anemia of inflammation.[] Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[] After iron deficiency anemia, this is the second most common form of anemia.[]

    Missing: Wide Pulse Pressure
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus

    The case illustrated unique role of vegetation of endocarditis in hemolytic anemia in adult with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA).[] Peripheral pulses are bounding as the run-off into the pulmonary circulation drops the diastolic pressure and causes a wide pulse pressure.[] After surgical closure of PDA, hemolytic anemia resolved completely after PDA closure.[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Anemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in many chronic diseases. Little is known about anemia in cystic fibrosis (CF).[] Iron deficiency has several dermatologic manifestations including pallor, hair loss, brittle nails, nails with a central groove and koilonychia (spoon shaped nails). 18 Additional[] Twenty-five adult patients with severe sickle cell anemia (12 males and 13 females aged 29.72 /-12.94 years) and 25 matched controls were studied.[]

    Missing: Wide Pulse Pressure
  • Thyrotoxic Heart Disease

    […] hyperthyroidism, include: A family history, particularly of Graves' disease Female sex A personal history of certain chronic illnesses, such as type 1 diabetes, pernicious anemia[] The Cardiovascular signs include: Hypertension during initial stages Tachycardia Wide pulse pressure Hypotension at later stages resulting in shock High-output heart failure[] Other Symptoms to Look For Other medical problems, like anemia (a decrease in red blood cells) and abnormal liver function tests, can be the first clue that a person has an[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita

    At King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, the most common entity referred for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is Fanconi anemia, followed[] […] classical mucocutaneous triad of dyskeratosis congenita was originally defined by the following three mucocutaneous features: Nail dystrophy Longitudinal ridging Loss of nails Koilonychia[] Aplastic anemia Aplastic anemia results in progressive bone marrow failure due to the loss of mature blood cells.[]

    Missing: Wide Pulse Pressure
  • Thiamine Deficiency

    […] with subacute gait instability associated with painful dysesthesias and clumsiness in both hands. 10 years before presentation he had received a diagnosis of megaloblastic anemia[] Patients with cardiovascular involvement are notable for features such as tachycardia, wide pulse pressure, evidence of edema, and other related findings.[] THIAMINE -RESPONSIVE MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA SYNDROME There is a particular syndrome called thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome , a rare condition characterized[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Tropical Sprue

    Tropical sprue presents with diarrhea, anorexia, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia. The partial villous atrophy has been a constant finding.[] Thirty-five subjects had a megaloblastic anemia; this was a secondary to a combined deficiency of folate and vitamin B12 in 25 and to deficiency of only one of these vitamins[] Tropical sprue is one of many diseases in which abnormal intestinal function may precipitate anemia.[]

    Missing: Wide Pulse Pressure

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