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109 Possible Causes for Conjunctival Pallor

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Diminished breath sounds in association with pallor and cyanosis may indicate impending respiratory failure. Paroxysms of coughing may produce conjunctival hemorrhages.[]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    On physical exam, she has conjunctival pallor but an otherwise baseline physical exam.[] Conjunctival pallor is a reliable sign, and its presence should prompt the clinician to order blood tests for anemia. 6 Aside from conjunctival pallor, few other signs are[] The relation of conjunctival pallor to the presence of anemia. J Gen Intern Med . 1997;12:102–6. 7. Elis A, Ravid M, Manor Y, Bental T, Lishner M.[]

  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    On physical exam, she is noted to have conjunctival pallor and icteric sclera.[] On examination, the patient was jaundiced and had conjunctival pallor. She had no clinical features of chronic liver disease or a bleeding tendency.[]

  • Anemia

    Anemia is defined as a decrease in red blood cell mass. The three main causes include blood loss, increased red blood cell destruction (hemolysis) and decreased production of red blood cells. Iron deficiency is thought to be the most common cause of anaemia globally. Common symptoms are weakness, fatigue, general[…][]

  • Hypoalbuminemia

    Physical examination was significant only for mild conjunctival pallor. Roth’s spots, Janeway lesions or Osler’s nodes were not evident.[]

  • Megaloblastic Anaemia in Pregnancy

    Article First Online: 20 October 2008 Summary Of seventeen cases of megaloblastic anaemia treated with large doses of vitamin B12, thirteen had a reticulocyte response and haematological improvement and 4 responded to folic acid when vitamin B12 had failed. In four cases responding to vitamin B12 folic acid failed to[…][]

  • Valsalva Maneuver

    . Valsalva Maneuver Definition The Valsalva maneuver is performed by attempting to forcibly exhale while keeping the mouth and nose closed. It is used as a diagnostic tool to evaluate the condition of the heart and is sometimes done as a treatment to correct abnormal heart rhythms or relieve chest pain . Purpose[…][]

  • Severe Aplastic Anemia

    Severe aplastic anemia is a rare hematological disorder characterized by pancytopenia due to bone marrow failure, whereby depletion of pluripotent stem cells is commonly mediated by an autoimmune response. Accordingly, immunosuppression and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation constitute treatment options, with[…][]

  • Duodenal Carcinoma

    On physical examination, she presented conjunctival pallor.[]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    Hodgkin disease (Hodgkin lymphoma) is a type of lymphoma, that is marked by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. The 4 subtypes of Hodgkin lymphoma are: Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin disease, Mixed cellularity Hodgkin disease, Lymphocyte-rich Hodgkin disease and Lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin disease. Hodgkin’s disease[…][]

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