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54 Possible Causes for Burr Cell, Chronic Diarrhea

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Patients address their physician for tongue pain and ulcerations or angular stomatitis, vomiting, anorexia, weight loss, abdominal pain and diarrhea that usually occur after[symptoma.com] Daily injections of folic acid appear to have no effect on symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome . Memory and thinking skills in older people .[emedicinehealth.com] […] individual has risk factors like the use of certain drugs (e.g. methotrexate, sulfonamides, or phenytoin) or suffers from other diseases, such as malabsorption syndromes and chronic[symptoma.com]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    (burr cells) due to lipid membrane abnormalities Microscopic (histologic) description Marked fat vacuoles in apical villous cytoplasm, normal villi Positive stains Fat stains[pathologyoutlines.com] We investigated three unrelated Tunisian children born from consanguineous marriages, presenting hypobetalipoproteinemia associated with chronic diarrhea and retarded growth[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had a history of chronic diarrhea from the first month of life. He was cachectic and his motor development was delayed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Steatorrhea

    Red blood cells have a peculiar burr-like morphology that has led to the designation 'acanthocytes'. Liver failure and cirrhosis sometimes occur.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Successful management of steatorrhea corrected both the chronic diarrhea and hyperoxaluria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] diarrhea and weight ... (24 of 33 words, pronunciation) dictionary.infoplease.com/steatorrhea[memidex.com]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Pitchenik AE, Burr J, Suarez M, Fertel D, Gonzalez G, Moas C.[cdc.gov] Because of its impact on the host immune system, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is currently the major cause of chronic diarrhea in many parts of the world.[doi.org] Classified as a clinical syndrome, diarrhea is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    ., schistocytes, burr cells, or helmet cells) on peripheral blood smear, AND Renal injury (acute onset) evidenced by either hematuria, proteinuria, or elevated creatinine[wwwn.cdc.gov] Complications from hemolytic uremic syndrome can include intussusception, chronic renal failure, and seizures in severe cases.[aafp.org] Title Other Names: HUS; Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells') Categories: Hemolytic[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    Burr cells accompany renal failure and spur cells accompany severe liver disease.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] In a subgroup with chronic diarrhea, the rate reaches 39%.[web.archive.org] Malabsorption and deficiency of vitamin B12 in HIV-infected patients with chronic diarrhea. Dig Dis Sci. 1994 Oct. 39(10):2159-62. [Medline]. Fenwick S.[emedicine.com]

  • Uremia

    Some cases of uremia have also been associated with abnormal red blood cells, such as echinocytes, which are often better known as burr cells.[microscopyu.com] In the dog and cat there is vomiting, diarrhea, anemia and sometimes ulcerative stomatitis. In horses there is depression and chronic diarrhea.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Gui Shen Qi Wan Zhen Wu Tang Points Moxa or moxa needle DU-4, KI-3, REN-4, UB-23 For chronic diarrhea, rectal prolapse and Vanquished Yang : moxa DU-20, REN-8 For Kidney[americandragon.com]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    A peripheral blood smear revealed burr cells and schistocytes, suggesting microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA).[kjim.org] diarrhea. 11,12 In the first year of life, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, and hepatomegaly are observed in more than 50% of HIV-infected children.[scielo.br] HIV infection in children has a broad clinical spectrum that may include severe immune deficiency, hepatosplenomegaly, parotitis, growth retardation, persistent fever or chronic[scielo.br]

  • Uremic Pneumonitis

    Diagnosis Peripheral blood smear establishes the presence of MAHA by schistocytes, burr cells, helmet cells etc.[omicsonline.org] Gastrointestinal symptoms Most patients develop symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea in comparison to other types of pneumonia.[medicaljoyworks.com] They fulfilled the criteria for HUS [hemolytic anemia with microangiopathic changes on peripheral blood smear (Burr cells), acute renal failure, and thrombocytopenia] and[clinchem.aaccjnls.org]

  • Hypobetalipoproteinemia

    Other features include abnormal erythrocytes (burr cells) and fatty liver disease. Abetalipoproteinemia is rare, occurring in about one in a million or less.[healio.com] The second patient (HBL-96) was a 6-month-old girl suspected to have abetalipoproteinemia, for the presence of chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, extremely severe hypobetalipoproteinemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Membrane lipid abnormalities also affect the erythrocytes, causing acanthocytosis (burr cells).[emedicine.com]

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