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3,261 Possible Causes for Cachexia, Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy, Xeroderma

  • Tropical Sprue

    Furthermore, EME identified patchy areas of partial villous atrophy in 16 patients (5 CD and 11 TS) in whom standard endoscopy was normal.[] It is characterized by a sore tongue, flatulent indigestion, diarrhea with steatorrhea, progressive weight loss and cachexia.[] EME could help identify patchy areas of partial mucosal atrophy, potentially reducing the need for blind biopsies.[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    The same is true for individuals who have low muscle mass for other reasons, such as malnutrition, cachexia, or amputation.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] cobalamin absorption with megaloblastic anemia ) Fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies Vitamins S ymp toms Causes Sources Vitamin A Night blindness Retinopathy Xerophthalmia Xeroderma[] King D, Smith ML, Chapman TJ, Stocksdale HR, Lye M: Fat malabsorption in elderly patients with cardiac cachexia. Age Ageing 1996;25:144–149.[] ., methotrexate, sulfonamides, phenytoin ) Green leaves Other deficiencies Protein: edema, cachexia Iron deficiency anemia or microcytic anemia Electrolytes: hypokalemia or[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Anorexia Nervosa

    It generally appears in childhood and is clinically characterized by severe gastrointestinal dysmotility, cachexia, ptosis, progressive external ophthalmoplegia, peripheral[] The results of the latest research suggest that abnormal composition of the intestinal microbiota may be an important factor supporting cachexia of AN patients.[] The authors describe a case of a 39-year-old female with so far untreated advanced AN, admitted to hospital due to profound hypoglycemia (17 mg/dl), cachexia (BMI 11) and[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Celiac Disease

    Severe malnutrition, and even cachexia, can occur if the diagnosis is delayed. Behavioral changes such as irritability are common.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Secondary Malnutrition

    TABLE 97-1 Comparison of Marasmus/Cachexia and Kwashiorkor/Acute Malnutrition View Table Favorite Table Download (.pdf) TABLE 97-1 Comparison of Marasmus/Cachexia and Kwashiorkor[] The malnutrition in these settings is sometimes called cachexia.[] End-stage heart failure can cause cardiac cachexia, a severe form of undernutrition; mortality rate is particularly high.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Cockayne Syndrome

    […] whose clinical presentation of cutaneous photosensitivity and central nervous system dysfunction is strongly reminiscent of the DeSanctis-Cacchione syndrome (DCS) variant of xeroderma[] They are characterized by profound postnatal brain and somatic growth failure and by degeneration of multiple tissues resulting in cachexia, dementia, and premature aging.[] Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)/Cockayne syndrome (CS) complex is a combination of clinical features of two rare genetic disorders in one individual.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    […] and nutrition are important in preventing many complications of DGp and autonomic neuropathy including diabetic ketosis/ketoacidosis, delayed wound healing and diabetic cachexia[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum-Cockayne Syndrome Complex

    A family with xeroderma pigmentosum-Cockayne syndrome complex Abstract Xeroderma pigmentosum-Cockayne syndrome complex is the coexistence of two genodermatoses, xeroderma[] He had the characteristic CS facies, cachexia, failure of somatic and brain growth, spasticity, ataxia, pigmentary retinopathy, hearing loss, mixed peripheral neuropathy,[] PMID 8660947 DNA repair and ultraviolet mutagenesis in cells from a new patient with xeroderma pigmentosum group G and cockayne syndrome resemble xeroderma pigmentosum cells[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    The xeroderma pigmentosum paradigm. Arch Dermatol. 1994 Aug;130(8):1018-21. Kraemer KH, Lee MM, Scotto J. Xeroderma pigmentosum.[] To investigate the association of DNA nucleotide excision repair (NER) defects with neurological degeneration, cachexia and cancer, we performed autopsies on 4 adult xeroderma[] Results: CS is a multisystem disorder that causes both profound growth failure of the soma and brain and progressive cachexia, retinal, cochlear, and neurologic degeneration[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy

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