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3,063 Possible Causes for Anemia, Short Stature

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Definition A disease characterized by short stature and microcephaly apparent at birth, progressive postnatal growth failure, and endocrine dysfunction.[] Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare inherited bone marrow failure syndrome.[] Short stature was common, being documented in 38% of cases. Gonadal dysfunction before or after puberty was also common (20% of cases) and affected both sexes equally.[]

  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

    Aged 17 years, the boy was referred because of short stature (162 cm) and overweight (62.5 kg).[] There is also an improvement in sexual symptoms, anemia, LDL cholesterol, and lipoprotein (a).[] Causes: Miscellaneous Prader-Willi Syndrome Obesity Short Stature Mild Mental Retardation Systemic Conditions Chronic gastrointestinal conditions Chronic Kidney Disease Gaucher's[]

  • Cartilage Hair Hypoplasia

    We report a child with short stature since birth who was otherwise well, presenting at 2.8 years with progressive granulomatous skin lesions when diagnosed with severe T cell[] While this is usually mild and self-limited, some patients demonstrate a severe, persistent anemia resembling that seen in Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA).[] Recently, GH has been used to improve severe short stature caused by not only GH deficiency (GHD) but also some skeletal dysplasias including achondroplasia.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    stature, besides the presence of attention deficit disorder.[] Rheological modifications observed in sickle cell anemia are associated with ischemic complications that can cause target organ functional impairment.[] Laboratory findings: CBC: normochromic, normocytic anemia, relative lymphocytosis with increased eosinophil count Acid-base: Mild metabolic acidosis Renal function: Prerenal[]

  • Thalassemia

    For instance, patients may be of short stature or have bone deformities or impaired fertility—all of which could affect how they think of themselves and how they think others[] Beta-thalassemia and sickle cell anemia are two of the most common diseases related to the hemoglobin protein.[] Endocrine dysfunction secondary to iron overload is common in multiply transfused patients, manifesting as hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, short stature, acquired hypothyroidism[]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    Shwachman syndrome - an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by sinusitis, bronchiectasis, pancreatic insufficiency, neutropenia, short stature, and skeletal changes[] These patients, however, exhibited many features similar to other constitutional hematologic disease, such as Fanconi's anemia, which are atypical for Shwachman syndrome.[] Neutropenia occurred in 98%, anemia in 42%, and thrombocytopenia in 34%. Myelodysplasia or cytogenetic abnormalities were reported in 7 patients.[]

  • Malnutrition

    Some of the symptoms of severe malnutrition include short stature, low energy levels, and swollen legs and stomach (edema/ascites).[] Blood tests for anemia, electrolytes, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, ferritin, vitamin B12, and folate should be considered for assessment of major micronutrients.[] stature.[]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

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  • Cystic Fibrosis

    stature Upset stomach Wheezing or shortness of breath Cystic fibrosis occurs in about 1 in every 3,500 live births.[] Female sex and chronic anemia were independent predictors of readmission.[] When CF is not treated for a longer period, a child may develop symptoms of malnutrition, including anemia, bloating, and, paradoxically, appetite loss.[]

  • CINCA Syndrome

    Figure 3: Growth retardation and short stature occur due to the chronic arthritis and steroid therapy (height of 1.40 m at the age of 15; Figure 4: Short, thickened extremities[] Laboratory findings show leucocytosis, anemia, elevation of CRP levels and acceleration of ESR.[] In five toddlers with missense mutations in TRNT1 , indicator hints included expensive fevers, anemia, and neurologic involvement.[]

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