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685 Possible Causes for Anemia, Night Blindness, Rickets

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Fever and the endocrine… Read More history of medicine In history of medicine: Vitamins …diet with foods containing particular vitamins, deficiency diseases such as rickets[] Anemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in many chronic diseases. Little is known about anemia in cystic fibrosis (CF).[] Vitamin A deficiency stops the production of these pigments, leading to night blindness .[]

  • Deficiency Disorder

    Rickets Vitamin D deficiency is often associated with rickets , a disease that causes the softening of bones in children usually resulting in fractures and deformities.[] Serum ferritin is a very important test because it helps distinguish between iron deficiency anemia and anemia of chronic disease (also called anemia of inflammatory response[] Xerophthalmia or Night Blindness: Xerophthalmia or night blindness is characterized by blindness due to the poor growth, dryness and keratinisation of epithelial tissue or[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    In children, delay in skeletal maturity, rickets, growth failure. Management Fluid volume replacement (electrolytes and water).[] 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[]

  • Pellagra

    Other vitamin deficiency diseases besides scurvy and pellagra include rickets, a bone disease caused by too little vitamin D; night blindness, or difficulty seeing in dim[] Anemia. Dietary management for Pellagra Avoid: . Avoid alcohol consumption. .[] ‘When was the last time that you met an American-born person suffering from rickets, scurvy, beriberi, pellagra, or any other disease caused entirely by malnutrition.’[]

  • Scurvy

    Macroscopic analysis and a CT scan reveal a set of lesions both in the skull and the long bones, which indicate that this individual probably suffered from rickets and scurvy[] The condition is characterized by generalized body weakness, bleeding gums, anemia and skin hemorrhages.[] blindness.[]

  • Infantile Scurvy

    Rickets predisposes to scurvy, and many writers believe that infantile scurvy is but a hemorrhagic fever of rachitis. Pathology .[] A fatal anemia, pernicious anemia, was a vitamin B-12 deficiency.[] Treatment of iron-deficiency anemia complicated by scurvy and folic acid deficiency. Nutr Rev 1992 May; 50 (5): 134–7 PubMed Google Scholar 12. Clemeston C.[]

  • Chronic Liver Disease

    He had been jaundiced since birth, grew poorly because of rickets, and had severe pruritus. Plasma transaminase activities were persistently raised.[] Various disorders of the hepatobiliary system can occur due to sickling in patients with sickle cell anemia.[] blindness Decreased energy and fatigue Mental confusion, which may progress to coma Vomiting blood or passing blood in the stools Edema (swelling) Cirrhosis is ultimately[]

  • Vitamin E Deficiency

    Pyridoxine deficiency E53.8 Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins E53.9 Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified E54 Ascorbic acid deficiency E55 Vitamin D deficiency E55.0 Rickets[] Three infants are described with cystic fibrosis (CF) and malnutrition leading to severe anemia beginning as early as 6 weeks of age.[] The patient complained of night blindness subsequent to adult-onset ataxia, although the ataxia was very mild.[]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Rickets following bone tumor [German] . Helv. Paediatr. Acta 14 , 554–565 (1959). 99. White, K. E. et al .[] The PNS included elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), hypertension, cachexia, anemia, pyrexia, abnormal liver function, hypercalcemia, polycythemia, varicocele and[] With retinal involvement, there may be photopsias, night blindness, or ring scotomas.[]

  • Riboflavin Deficiency

    Pyridoxine deficiency E53.8 Deficiency of other specified B group vitamins E53.9 Vitamin B deficiency, unspecified E54 Ascorbic acid deficiency E55 Vitamin D deficiency E55.0 Rickets[] Severity of anemia was no different between the two anemic groups either.[] blindness Peripheral neuropathy (damage to the peripheral nerves) Anemia (due to problems with iron absorption) Fatigue Abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the[]

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