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2,455 Possible Causes for Back Pain, Iron Deficiency

  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    A 41-year-old woman with a Harrington spondylodesis presented with lower back pain. Bone scintigraphy showed diffusely increased parenchymal uptake in both kidneys.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PNH through chronic intravascular hemolysis induces an urinary iron loss. This is the only cause of hemolytic anemia inducing iron deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some of the prominent symptoms of PNH include severe anemia, a condition resulting from having too few healthy red blood cells, severe abdominal pain, severe headaches, back[rapharma.com]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    pain ( Table 5 ).[nejm.org] These disorders are often associated with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They suffered from back pain, difficulty urinating, psychosis, tachycardia and cramps.[house.wikia.com]

  • Thalassemia

    Clinical presentations include growth impairment, rickets-like features, back pain, spinal deformities, any sign of nerve compression, severe osteoporosis, and fragility fractures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Red cell distribution width in iron deficiency anemia and β-thalassemia minor [letter]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2008 ; 130 : 313 – 314. 5..[doi.org] Abstract We report a case of a thalassemia major male patient with back pain associated to severe weakness in lower extremities resulting in the ability to ambulate only with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    She was admitted with a complaint of low back pain. Regarding the presence of back pain, anemia, hypercalcemia, and kidney failure, a diagnosis of MM was suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In each case, anemia was due to causes other than plasma-cell proliferation, such as iron deficiency, renal insufficiency, or myelodysplasia.[doi.org] He presented with lower back pain and incontinence of urine for the past 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal or back pain, weakness in arms or legs, and mental symptoms. Laboratory tests are done on urine samples taken during the attack.[merckmanuals.com] Inducing iron deficiency improves erythropoiesis and photo sensivity in congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Blood. 2015;126(2):257–261.[medcraveonline.com] Acquired forms Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) typically is acquired rather than inherited, although the enzyme deficiency may be inherited.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Back pain (10/32) was the most frequent AIP pain symptom and sweet craving (10/15) was the most frequent PMS symptom.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other conditions (iron deficiency) that affect heme synthesis do not produce neuropathic syndromes (6,7,12,13).[cyberleninka.org] Symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal or back pain, weakness in arms or legs, and mental symptoms. Laboratory tests are done on urine samples taken during the attack.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Uterine Fibroid

    The patient was a 44-year-old woman who presented with low back pain and left leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With an intact uterus void of fibroid proliferation, the prognosis for B.C. is good with respect to persistent iron deficiency anemia and associated symptoms.[de.slideshare.net] We report the case of a 55-yr-old woman with a history of chronic low back pain who presented with progressive right buttock and posterolateral right lower limb pain associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    We report a case of a 68-year-old woman with abdominal and back pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is difficult to make a diagnosis of ET, because most thrombocythemia are reactive to certain disease conditions including iron deficiency anemia, infection, collagen diseases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , vomiting, fever, peripheral edema, rash, chest pain, anorexia, tachycardia, malaise, paresthesia, back pain, pruritus and dyspepsia.[oatext.com]

  • Mucolipidosis

    pain 3 months Chronic back pain greater than 3 months duration Chronic coccyx pain 3 months Chronic pain in coccyx for more than 3 months (finding) Fabry disease Fabrys disease[icd9data.com] Individuals with mucolipidosis IV develop iron deficiency anemia because their stomachs do not secrete acid.[rarediseases.org] Many forms of analgesia had been used in an attempt to decrease their hip and back pain. These had all been unsuccessful.[ismrd.org]

  • Pleurisy

    This pain can effect the chest cavity in either the front or back of the cavity, and sometimes patient's have back or shoulder pain.[medicinenet.com] These have been found to occur in association with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and dysphagia.[dovepress.com] The pain may stay in one place or it may spread to your shoulders or back. Sometimes the pain becomes a fairly constant dull ache.[web.archive.org]

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