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448 Possible Causes for Anemia, Night Blindness, Vitamin D Deficiency

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    BACKGROUND: 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] (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1406) Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin d. 268 Vitamin d deficiency 268.0 Rickets, active convert 268.0 to ICD-10-CM 268.1[icd9data.com] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[icd9data.com]

  • Tropical Sprue

    CONCLUSION: Tropical sprue presents with diarrhea, anorexia, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia. The partial villous atrophy has been a constant finding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These deficiencies may have these symptoms: Vitamin A deficiency: hyperkeratosis or skin scales Vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiencies: anaemia Vitamin D and calcium deficiencies[en.wikipedia.org] People with this disorder may also experience a profound loss of appetite (anorexia), a sore tongue, night blindness, weight loss, a loss of strength and energy (asthenia)[rarediseases.org]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    INTRODUCTION: Micronutrient deficiency is an unquestionable public health problem, specially anemia and vitamin A deficiency (VAD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient discussion about vitamin A deficiency Q. Recently I came to know after a test that I am vitamin D deficient so how much vitamin D should I take?[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

    What is anemia? Anemia is a condition in which the body has fewer red blood cells than normal.[niddk.nih.gov] Vitamin D deficiency is present even in the early stages of chronic kidney disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You could become blind. Your feet and skin can develop sores and infections. If the wounds do not heal properly, your foot or leg may need to be amputated.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    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] Here we describe cases of scurvy and vitamin D deficiency in 2 children with cognitive disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The ocular manifestations of xerophthalmia include conjunctival and corneal xerosis (drying), keratomalacia (corneal necrosis/ulceration), nyctalopia (night blindness), and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Vitamin A deficiency also results in anemia, in which case the individual may present with weakness, fatigue and, possibly, pallor.[symptoma.com] Deficiency I guess you could say that calcium has a true love for vitamin D.[study.com] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[study.com]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    BACKGROUND: Zinc deficiency is thought to be common in children, but its predictive capacity for anemia is unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin A deficiency was prevalent in 77%, D in 63%, E in 37%, and zinc in 84%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[msdmanuals.com]

  • 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] For example, iron deficiency might cause anemia, vitamin D deficiency might cause bone disorders, while calcium deficiency might cause hyperparathyroidism.[symptoma.com] Impaired absorption of vitamin A could result in poor vision and night blindness as well as dermatitis.[web.archive.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia (TRMA) syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder characterised by a triad of megaloblastic anemia, diabetes mellitus,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Considering the important role of vitamin D in the regulation of the immune system, the possible role of vitamin D deficiency in the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and the[pancreapedia.org] These problems are known as diabetes complications, and include: Eye problems, including trouble seeing (especially at night), light sensitivity, and blindness Sores and infections[medlineplus.gov]

  • Avitaminosis A

    Some avitaminotic diseases include: Scurvy ( vitamin C ) Rickets ( Vitamin D ) Beriberi ( Thiamine, AKA Vitamin B1 ) Pellagra ( Niacin, AKA Vitamin B3 ) Pernicious anemia[everything2.com] Below are a few examples of the vitamin deficiency and the diseases they cause: — rickets (Vitamin D deficiency) — pernicious anemia (Vitamin B12 ,Cobalamine deficiency) —[sundaynews.co.zw] Pernicious anemia. Occurs due to the deficiency of vitamin B12. 5. Bleeding.[qualitynature.com]

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