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28 Possible Causes for Burr Cell, Vomiting of Pregnancy

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    , abdominal pain, diarrhea (especially after meals) Neurologic: cognitive impairment, dementia, depression Complications: Coronary artery disease, stroke Pregnancy complications[] Your body is slower to absorb folic acid during pregnancy, and the fetus consumes your body’s folic acid as it grows.[] […] anemia: weakness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, headache, palpitations, shortness of breath, cardiac failure Gastrointestinal symptoms: anorexia, nausea, vomiting[]

  • 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[] Abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea Bleeding from the lips, mouth, or nose Coughing and trouble breathing Little or no urine, or blood in the urine Fever High blood pressure[] Title Other Names: HUS; Acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with distorted erythrocytes ('burr cells') Categories: Hemolytic[]

  • Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia

    - schistocytes, “burr cells”, “helmet cells” and “triangle cells”. 6.[] Pregnancy-related conditions Patients with HELLP can present with epigastric and right upper quadrant pain, nausea, vomiting and malaise.[] -schistocytes -fragements -burr cells -microspherocytes What are some causes of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia?[]

  • Preeclampsia

    […] hemodilution of pregnancy Peripheral smear (schistocytes, burr cells, echinocytes) Increased bilirubin ( 1.2 mg/dL) Thrombocytopenia ( 100,000) due to hemolysis and low platelet[] A study out of Norway showed that women who had nausea or vomiting in pregnancy had a greater chance of having preeclampsia.[] Alternatively, values that are three standard deviations away from the mean for each laboratory value may be used for AST. [45] Histology The presence of schistocytes, burr[]

  • Anemia

    Burr cells accompany renal failure and spur cells accompany severe liver disease.[] The following factors may increase your risk of anemia during pregnancy. Vomiting a lot from morning sickness. Having a diet low in nutrients.[] Just days after I had the positive pregnancy test for my first daughter, constant vomiting kicked in, and I developed a very sensitive gag reflex (unfortunately, the damage[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    (burr cells) due to lipid membrane abnormalities Microscopic (histologic) description Marked fat vacuoles in apical villous cytoplasm, normal villi Positive stains Fat stains[] Pregnancy management : Vitamin A excess can be harmful to the developing fetus.[] Pregnancy Management Vitamin A excess can be harmful to the developing fetus.[]

  • HELLP Syndrome

    Burr cells Schistocytes Reticulocyte count – consider to evaluate for presence of hemolysis Liver enzymes AST – 2 times the upper reference limit meets criteria LDH – markedly[] Common symptoms include headache, nausea and/or vomiting, and pain in the upper abdomen. Increased fluid in the tissues ( edema ) is also common.[] Laboratory studies should include: Complete blood cell (CBC) count Coagulation studies Peripheral smear for schistocytes, helmet cells, burr cells Liver function tests: serum[]

  • Fetal Erythroblastosis

    Schistocytes, as a sign of disseminated intravascular coagulation and burr cells, are present, as well as neutropenia and thrombocytopenia.[] Hyperemesis gravidarum - Hyperemesis gravidarum means excessive vomiting during pregnancy.[] If there is extensive disseminated intravascular coagulation, schistocytes and burr cells may be observed and neutropenia and thrombocytopenia may occur.[]

  • Pregnancy-induced Hypertension

    Burr cells, schistocytes on PBS bilirubin 1.2mg/dl absent plasma haptoglobin2) Elevated liver enzymes AST 72 IU/L LDH 600 IU/L3)Low platelets 1 lakh/mm3 47.[] Hyperemesis gravidarum - Hyperemesis gravidarum means excessive vomiting during pregnancy.[] In general, the accepted values are as follows: Hematologic changes: Abnormal peripheral blood smear (schistocytes, burr cells, or echinocytes) Indirect bilirubin 1.2 mg/dL[]

  • Posthemorrhagic Anaemia of the Newborn

    Other findings include burr cells (uremia), spherocytes (hereditary spherocytosis, autoimmune hemolysis, G6PD deficiency), elliptocytes (hereditary elliptocytosis), schistocytes[] You are at higher risk for becoming anemic during your pregnancy if you: Have two pregnancies close together Are pregnant with more than one child Are vomiting frequently[] , which may suggest the presence of mixed microcytic and macrocytic disease processes (a finding that should be suggested by an elevated red blood cell distribution width)[]

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