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62 Possible Causes for Angular Cheilitis, Fatty Liver, Malnutrition

  • Pellagra

    Fatty infiltration of the liver . This condition is always found in post-mortem examination of kwashiorkor cases.[fao.org] Pellagra due to malnutrition occurred in an Ottawa women in 1973. She was given a normal diet with supplements of riboflavin, thiamine, niacin and ascorbic acid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., and Nico Mousdicas, M.D. 10 Citing Articles Three months after undergoing Roux-en-Y bariatric surgery, a 32-year-old woman presented with glossitis, angular cheilitis,[nejm.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The dyscrasia of chronic alcoholism is a very common cause of fatty liver.[thesaurus.com] A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) deficiency presents with angular cheilitis (cracked corners of the mouth), atrophic glossitis (inflamed tongue) and a rash on the face that resembles[dermnetnz.org]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming the most common liver disease worldwide (estimated prevalence of 25%-30%), with one-third[dx.doi.org] Following anemia and malnutrition treatment, tests were repeated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anemia An iron deficiency anemia has the same symptoms than any other anemia: Image : “Angular cheilitis as marked by the oval” by James Heilman[lecturio.com]

  • Celiac Disease

    Ultrasound abdomen had shown fatty liver. Nutrition consult was sought and he was found to have a BMI of 6.8kg/m2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological symptoms were preceded by two months of gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting, abdominal distention, and clear signs of malnutrition and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: autoimmunity; celiac hepatitis; gut–liver axis; intestinal barrier; liver immunity; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; tolerance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin B Deficiency

    Good sources of B12 include liver, meat, milk, cheese and eggs, almost anything of animal origin.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Weight Loss The individual may lose weight as a general aspect of the malnutrition the often accompanies this vitamin deficiency. 2.[fitday.com] […] vitamin B stores Drugs: both recreational and prescription drugs deplete vitamin B Toxins: poisons in the environment and personal care products deplete vitamin B complex Malnutrition[greenmedinfo.com]

  • Riboflavin Deficiency

    Other signs include corneal opacity, lenticular cataracts, hemorrhagic adrenals, fatty degeneration of the kidney and liver, and inflammation of the mucous membrane of the[en.wikipedia.org] Lesions of acute riboflavin deficiency are similar to those observed in protein-energy malnutrition of the kwashiorkor type.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Showing it to your doctor, he would certainly tell you point blank – Angular Cheilitis! This would be followed by you asking, “What is Angular Cheilitis?”[web.archive.org]

  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency

    liver (NAFLD) Heavy alcohol use, alcoholics Seizures, epilepsy, MS, Crohn’s and IBD Depression, OCD and schizophrenia.[paulaowens.com] Malnutrition and risk of malnutrition were present in 11.5% and 61% respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other prominent features are inflammation of the tongue (glossitis), which presents as soreness and redness of the tongue, and angular cheilitis which presents as cracks at[symptoma.com]

  • Tropical Sprue

    liver on USG 24 (24.4) 1 (4.0) 0.0200 Table 2 Factors Differentiating Tropical Sprue From Parasitic Infections on Multivariate Analysis Parameter Wald chi square value P[irjournal.org] Other causes of malabsorption, and primary malnutrition, have been excluded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The failed intestinal absorption of nutrients from the small intestine results in malnutrition and anemia that is due to folic acid deficiency Chronic malabsorption syndrome[icd9data.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    The aim of this study was to investigate urine early kidney injury molecules, including human kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1), liver-type fatty-acid binding protein (L-FABP[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and investigate the cause of malnutrition including neglect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of oral signs and symptoms, including glossitis, angular cheilitis, recurrent oral ulcer, oral candidiasis, diffuse erythematous mucositis and pale oral mucosa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    Routine CT performed 3 months after the surgery revealed severe fatty liver without evidence of tumor recurrence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Worldwide, malnutrition is known to be a major risk for illness and death.[symptoma.com] She also had angular cheilitis, glossitis, conjunctivitis and diffuse alopecia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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