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166 Possible Causes for Anemia, Positive Romberg Sign

  • 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).[] , lack of coordination and muscle coordination (ataxia), impaired fine finger movement, positive Babinski’s and Romberg’s signs, light-headedness, altered vision (diplopia[] Autoimmune hemolytic anemia coexisted with pernicious anemia but was diagnosed only when the anemia failed to respond to cobalamin therapy.[]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    […] response in a fourth patient with mild pernicious anemia but severe subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord. 3.[] ; and a positive Romberg test.[] This is what leads to megaloblastic anemia.[]

  • Vitamin E Deficiency

    Three infants are described with cystic fibrosis (CF) and malnutrition leading to severe anemia beginning as early as 6 weeks of age.[] Romberg sign) A nodding movement of the head (titubation) Decreased visual sharpness (acuity) Positive Babinski sign (upward movement of the big toe and fanning of the feet[] Romberg sign, loss of profound sensitivity, and slight generalized hypotonia.[]

  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    Pernicious anemia (PA), the macrocytic anemia also termed as Biermers disease or Addisonian anemia is an autoimmune disorder.[] , ataxic gait, limb weakness/spasticity (hyperreflexia) Positive Romberg sign Lhermitte’s sign Segmental cutaneous sensory level Autonomic nervous system Postural hypotension[] Pernicious anemia was present in 25% of patients, iron deficiency anemia was found in 29.7% of patients, hypothyroidism in 23% of patients, type 1 diabetes in 7.9% of patients[]

  • Nitrous Oxide

    Neurologic evaluation revealed that she was vitamin B(12) deficient due to underlying pernicious anemia.[] A broad-based gait and a positive Romberg sign were noted. The level of vitamin B12 was low (76 pmol/l).[] Pernicious anemia can result in severe neurologic symptoms with only mild hematologic changes.[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    Regarding the fact that autoimmune disorders; such as autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), are not generally expected in the course of AT, we present a patient with an unusual[] In addition, the spinal signs involving posterior and lateral columns along the positive Romberg's sign (inability to maintain balance when the eyes are shut and feet are[] If breastfeeding mothers consume black tea, it may lead to anemia, decreased iron metabolism, and irritability in their infants.[]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Anemia is known to increase morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing surgery, but studies also indicate that transfusion with allogenic red blood cells (RBC) may lead[] Romberg sign.[] […] clonal cells are at least 10% but there is no related organ tissue impairment or end-organ damage, which is typically manifested by increased calcium, renal insufficiency, anemia[]

  • Disseminated Histoplasmosis

    Here we report a case of progressive disseminated histoplasmosis with Comb's positive hemolytic anemia, which is infrequently reported from a country like India where histoplasmosis[] Physical examination was remarkable for left cerebellar signs, including dysmetria, dysdiadochokinesia, and positive Romberg’s sign.[] Investigations revealed anemia and thrombocytopenia. Giemsa-stained bone marrow aspirate showed yeast-like cells, suggestive of Histoplasma capsulatum.[]

  • Cerebral Toxoplasmosis

    We describe a 70 year old male with stage IV chronic lymphocytic leukemia complicated by aplastic anemia.[] He had an unsteady gait, a positive Romberg's sign, decreased plantar reflex on the right and decreased visual acuity in both eyes.[] He was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit because of anemia, fever and hepatosplenomegaly.[]

  • Pyridoxine

    Deficiency may also result in anemia, seizures, and impaired metabolism.[] […] seen with inadequate dietary intake, drug-induced deficiency (e.g., isoniazid, oral contraceptives), and inborn errors of metabolism (vitamin B 6 –dependent convulsions or anemia[] - a type of anemia where red blood cells are too small Cramps similar to those observed with epileptic seizures Children may even experience indigestion Sources Mainly meat[]

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