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2,412 Possible Causes for Anemia, Osteomyelitis

  • Tuberculosis

    Sternal osteomyelitis secondary to mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) is rare, with 1% of musculoskeletal TB cases reported.[] It may also cause leukocytosis and anemia, however, the findings are nonspecific.[] We report the first case from Ghana, West Africa of a young man who developed post-tuberculosis osteomyelitis of upper thoracic (T1-2) vertebrae with cord compression after[]

  • Sinusitis

    Other complications include sinobronchitis, maxillary osteomyelitis, and frontal bone osteomyelitis. [21] [22] [23] [24] Osteomyelitis of the frontal bone often originates[] A 66-year-old male visited our hospital with anemia and general weakness.[] Uncommonly, infection can spread to the bones (osteomyelitis) or skin (cellulitis). Partial or complete loss of sense of smell.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    These include, but are not limited to, infections in the immunocompromised host, AIDS, Lyme disease, osteomyelitis, endocarditis and chronic fatigue syndrome.[] Infectious mononucleosis (IM) is a rare cause of aplastic anemia in adults.[] An 18-year-old woman with infectious mononucleosis developed splenic infarction and severe anemia.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Osteomyelitis may complicate persistent or recurrent sinusitis. Osteomyelitis may affect the orbital plate, frontal bone, or sphenoid bone.[] Her lab tests revealed a WBC count of 10,100 cells/mcL and a platelet count of 33,000 cells/mcL with anemia.[] The infection may spread and lead to osteomyelitis of the temporal bone or externally to involve the pinna with osteochondritis.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Differentiating pubic osteolysis, osteitis pubis, and pubic osteomyelitis should not be difficult; pertinent differential features are discussed.[] An anemia-inducing substance (AIS) was found as a protein, with a molecular weight of 50,000 on SDS electrophoresis gel, that decreased the osmotic resistance of erythrocytes[] Infections / Actinomycosis Granulomatous diseases Tuberculosis Leprosy Cat scratch disease Syphilis Mycotic Infections Histoplasmosis Coccidiomycosis Cryptococcosis Mucormycosis Osteomyelitis[]

  • Pneumonia

    Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) is an idiopathic inflammatory disorder primarily of children and adolescents that is characterized by multifocal nonpyogenic[] […] elderly, the very young, and those with underlying health problems, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, congestive heart failure, sickle cell anemia[] A 53-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of cellulitis and osteomyelitis.[]

  • Insect Bite

    Pott's puffy tumor, a feature of osteomyelitis of the frontal bone, is a rare entity, especially in adults.[] Spiders bite appearance Two puncture marks close together bite symptoms Widow spiders : muscle cramps and pain, increased blood pressure, sweating, skin rash Violin spiders : anemia[]

  • Osteoporosis

    Other conditions that can mimic transient osteoporosis of the hip on MRI are osteonecrosis, osteomyelitis and neoplasms.[] However, a peripheral blood smear showed normochromic anemia with thrombocytopenia.[] FastStats Homepage Diseases and Conditions Anemia or Iron Deficiency Arthritis and Bone Arthritis Osteoporosis Cancer Cardiovascular Cerebrovascular Disease or Stroke Cholesterol[]

  • Meningitis

    Other kinds of infections include osteomyelitis (infection of the bone) and abscesses (infected fluid collections).[] […] risk for bacterial meningitis include the following: Adults older than 60 years of age Children younger than 5 years of age People with alcoholism People with sickle cell anemia[] Journal of the Neurological Sciences 347(1-2): 398-400, 2015 Hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis and skull base osteomyelitis by pseudomonas aeruginosa: case report and review[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    The major orthopaedic manifestations of SCD are osteonecrosis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and bone infarction.[] Sickle cell anemia is an autosomal recessive disorder.[] In addition to hyperhydration, oxygen and analgesia IV antibiotics were started, to cover a possible osteomyelitis.[]

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