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155 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[] Alternative names: Terms related to megaloblastic anemia include: pernicious anemia, megaloblastic anemia of pregnancy, folic acid deficiency anemia, folate deficiency anemia[]

  • 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.[]

  • Yaws

    Are you interested in possibly participating in a clinical trial for Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia? Read More What is this study about?[] The patient presented with hypotonia, loss of reflexes, rapid impairment of vision, urinary incontinence, generalized weakness, and positive Romberg’s sign.[] […] apply Click here for more information Are you interested in possibly participating in a clinical trial for Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic 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.[]

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    Are you interested in possibly participating in a clinical trial for Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia? Read More What is this study about?[] ., sudden, brief, and severe stab-like pain Physical exam Argyll-Robertson pupil absent lower extremity reflexes impaired vibratory and propioception sense positive Romberg[] Complete hemogram showed normocytic hypochromic anemia and raised ESR (48 mm after 1 h).[]

  • 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[]

  • Cerebellar Hemorrhage

    Cerebellar capillaries may be extremely susceptible to hemodynamic changes in the setting of intrauterine blood transfusion due to severe anemia.[] The patient exhibited horizontal nystagmus and a positive Romberg sign, with a tendency to fall to the left.[] Hemophilia and sickle cell anemia can both contribute to decreased levels of blood platelets. Liver disease .[]

  • 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.[]

  • 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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