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656 Possible Causes for Conjunctival Pallor, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Decreased, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    IV iron sucrose resulted in a statistically significant and clinically meaningful increase in hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, serum iron, ferritin, and % iron saturation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior segment examination in both eyes showed conjunctival pallor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most used name is Plummer-Vinson syndrome, named after Henry Stanley Plummer (1874–1936) and Porter Paisley Vinson (1890–1959) who were physicians on the staff of the[dx.doi.org]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Investigations Complete blood cell (CBC) counts: decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume Peripheral blood smears: hypochromic microcytic anemia[slideshare.net] Physical examination revealed conjunctival pallor, koilonychia, angular cheilitis and smooth tongue with loss of the normal tongue papillae (fig. 1 ).[karger.com] The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    […] volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC; MCH and MCHC) may be mildly decreased.[clinicaladvisor.com] On physical exam, she has conjunctival pallor but an otherwise baseline physical exam.[medbullets.com] Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[quizlet.com]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Anterior segment examination in both eyes showed conjunctival pallor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of iron deficiency include: fatigue dizziness/lightheadedness pallor hair loss twitches irritability weakness pica brittle or grooved nails hair thinning PlummerVinson[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    A 65-year-old female had been treated rheumatoid arthritis (RA), interstitial pneumonia (IP) and nephrotic syndrome with prednisolone and cyclosporine. She was emergently admitted to our hospital due to the worsening exertional dyspnea and severe hypoxemia. Chest computed tomography (CT) showed new diffuse[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Cooley's Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, MCHC)—decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller[labtestsonline.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Sideroblastic Anemia

    Initial workup revealed hemoglobin 2.6 g/dL (10.2-12.7), hematocrit 7.7% (30.9-37.9), mean corpuscular volume 104 fL (71.3-82.6), white blood cell count 4200/μL (240 absolute[bloodjournal.org] Blood 2017 129:2710; doi: A 3-month-old boy presented with decreased appetite, fatigue, and a nosebleed.[bloodjournal.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Normocytic anemia occurs when the overall hemoglobin levels are decreased, but the red blood cell size (mean corpuscular volume) remains normal.[en.wikipedia.org] MCV has a relationship with mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), which reports on the mean hemoglobin per erythrocyte expressed in picograms (normal range: 27-32 pg).[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    The hemoglobin levels increased by 1 g/dl, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration decreased by 1 g/dl, and the reticulocyte count decreased by 0.93%.[ori-japan.com] On examination, the patient was jaundiced and had conjunctival pallor. She had no clinical features of chronic liver disease or a bleeding tendency.[hoajonline.com] […] cell volume ( MCV ) within normal range ( 80-100 fL ) or slightly decreased Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration ( MCHC ) Red blood cell distribution width ; ( RDW )[amboss.com]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] On physical examination, conjunctival, buccal and/or nailbed pallor can be seen, depending on the degree of anemia.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org]