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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[] Daily injections of folic acid appear to have no effect on symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome . Memory and thinking skills in older people .[] […] 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[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

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

  • Steatorrhea

    Red blood cells have a peculiar burr-like morphology that has led to the designation 'acanthocytes'. Liver failure and cirrhosis sometimes occur.[] Successful management of steatorrhea corrected both the chronic diarrhea and hyperoxaluria.[] diarrhea and weight ... (24 of 33 words, pronunciation)[]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Pitchenik AE, Burr J, Suarez M, Fertel D, Gonzalez G, Moas C.[] 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.[] Classified as a clinical syndrome, diarrhea is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide.[]

  • 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[] Complications from hemolytic uremic syndrome can include intussusception, chronic renal failure, and seizures in severe cases.[] Title Other Names: HUS; Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells') Categories: Hemolytic[]

  • Anemia

    Burr cells accompany renal failure and spur cells accompany severe liver disease.[] In a subgroup with chronic diarrhea, the rate reaches 39%.[] 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.[]

  • 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.[] In the dog and cat there is vomiting, diarrhea, anemia and sometimes ulcerative stomatitis. In horses there is depression and chronic diarrhea.[] 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[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

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

  • Uremic Pneumonitis

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

  • Hypobetalipoproteinemia

    Other features include abnormal erythrocytes (burr cells) and fatty liver disease. Abetalipoproteinemia is rare, occurring in about one in a million or less.[] 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[] Membrane lipid abnormalities also affect the erythrocytes, causing acanthocytosis (burr cells).[]

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