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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[britannica.com] Anemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in many chronic diseases. Little is known about anemia in cystic fibrosis (CF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin A deficiency stops the production of these pigments, leading to night blindness .[aao.org]

  • 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.[noorvitamins.com] 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[irondisorders.org] Xerophthalmia or Night Blindness: Xerophthalmia or night blindness is characterized by blindness due to the poor growth, dryness and keratinisation of epithelial tissue or[stylecraze.com]

  • Tropical Sprue

    In children, delay in skeletal maturity, rickets, growth failure. Management Fluid volume replacement (electrolytes and water).[patient.info] Tropical sprue presents with diarrhea, anorexia, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia. The partial villous atrophy has been a constant finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[pbslearningmedia.org] Anemia. Dietary management for Pellagra Avoid: . Avoid alcohol consumption. .[specialityclinic.com] ‘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.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The condition is characterized by generalized body weakness, bleeding gums, anemia and skin hemorrhages.[symptoma.com] blindness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infantile Scurvy

    Rickets predisposes to scurvy, and many writers believe that infantile scurvy is but a hemorrhagic fever of rachitis. Pathology .[henriettes-herb.com] A fatal anemia, pernicious anemia, was a vitamin B-12 deficiency.[books.google.com] 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.[link.springer.com]

  • Chronic Liver Disease

    He had been jaundiced since birth, grew poorly because of rickets, and had severe pruritus. Plasma transaminase activities were persistently raised.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Various disorders of the hepatobiliary system can occur due to sickling in patients with sickle cell anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[emoryhealthcare.org]

  • 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[icd10data.com] Three infants are described with cystic fibrosis (CF) and malnutrition leading to severe anemia beginning as early as 6 weeks of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient complained of night blindness subsequent to adult-onset ataxia, although the ataxia was very mild.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

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

  • 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[icd10data.com] Severity of anemia was no different between the two anemic groups either.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[healthhype.com]

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