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55 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Polychromasia in Peripheral Blood Smear

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

    A 52-year-old man presented with a 1-month history of general weakness and dizziness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral blood smear showed polychromasia and spherocytosis. Haptoglobin level was 0.06 g/L ( N 0.16-2). Both hemoglobin electrophoresis and G6PD level were normal.[jahjournal.org] A 41-year-old woman with Crohn's disease presented to our emergency room (ER) with dark urine, dizziness, and shortness of breath.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Renal hypertension may cause dizziness, headaches and visual impairment as well as decreased awareness.[symptoma.com] Anisocytosis, poikilocytosis, polychromasia, helmet cells, marked schistocytes, and rare platelets were observed in the peripheral blood smear, compatible with microangiopathic[ziaristionline.ro] […] infection (39% vs 39%), Headache (32% vs. 26%), Diarrhea (9% vs. 5%), Nausea (9% vs. 9%), Pyrexia (7% vs 8%), Pain in extremity (6% vs. 5%), Abdominal pain (6% vs. 7%), Dizziness[uncommonstrength.com]

  • Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia Type 1

    Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, failure to thrive in infants, headache, dizziness, leg cramps, tachycardia and insomnia.[orpha.net] Anisopoikilocytosis with tear-drop forms, polychromasia, basophilic stippling in peripheral blood smear, erythroid hyperplasia with megaloblastoid changes, binucleated cells[unboundmedicine.com] Symptoms of aplastic anemia can include everything from shortness of breath and dizziness to headaches, pale skin, chest pain, fast heart rate ( tachycardia ), and cold hands[webmd.com]

  • Acquired Hemolytic Anemia

    Signs and symptoms may include fatigue, dizziness, heart palpitations, pale skin, headache, confusion, jaundice, and a spleen or liver that is larger than normal.[nhlbi.nih.gov] blood smear : spherocytes, polychromasia Coombs test : positive Cold agglutinins titer C3 and C4 ; (due to complement activation) Prognosis: spontaneous remission within[amboss.com] Sequestration Spleen tried to remove abnormal cells Becomes enlarged and causes pain Autosplenectomy occurs Usually not seen in adults 32 Symptoms of Anemia Tiredness Headaches Dizziness[slideplayer.com]

  • Hereditary Sideroblastic Anemia

    Common features include fatigue, dizziness, a rapid heartbeat, pale skin, and an enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly).[icdlist.com] Blood Smear Peripheral blood smear images .[imagebank.hematology.org] Moderate to severe anemia with fatigue, dizziness, and dyspnea should prompt an evaluation for SA.[5minuteconsult.com]

  • Acquired Sideroblastic Anemia

    Moderate to severe anemia with fatigue, dizziness, and dyspnea should prompt an evaluation for SA.[5minuteconsult.com] Blood Smear Peripheral blood smear images .[imagebank.hematology.org] […] anemia and thalassemia, or cancer Aplastic anemia, a condition that can be inherited or acquired G6PD deficiency, a metabolic disorder Anemia can make you feel tired, cold, dizzy[icdlist.com]

  • Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia

    Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, failure to thrive in infants, headache, dizziness, leg cramps, tachycardia and insomnia.[orpha.net] Anisopoikilocytosis with tear-drop forms, polychromasia, basophilic stippling in peripheral blood smear, erythroid hyperplasia with megaloblastoid changes, binucleated cells[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Call your oncology care team if you are unable to keep fluids down for more than 12 hours or if you feel lightheaded or dizzy at any time.[oncolink.org]

  • Myelofibrosis

    Side effects can include: Bleeding Infection Bruising Dizziness Headaches The only treatment that could potentially cure the disease is a stem cell transplant.[webmd.com] The peripheral smear of patients with primary myelofibrosis includes red blood cells of variable shape (including tear drop cells) and size and variable degrees of polychromasia[mpncanada.com] The most common side effects of Jakafi include: for certain types of MF and PV – low platelet or red blood cell counts, bruising, dizziness, and headache; and for acute GVHD[jakafi.com]

  • Sickle Cell Crisis

    Signs of anemia include: paleness, often seen in the skin, lips, or nailbeds tiredness dizziness being short of breath feeling lightheaded being irritable trouble paying attention[m.kidshealth.org] Haematological indices revealed marked reticulocytosis (mean 14.39 (6.40)%) beyond the steady state levels (mean 6.41 (2.45)%), polychromasia on blood smears, and increased[adc.bmj.com] […] s often in your: Arms and legs Belly Chest Hands and feet (more typical in young children) Lower back You may also have: Breathing problems Extreme tiredness Headache or dizziness[webmd.com]

  • Cold Agglutinin Disease

    Patients may also exhibit dizziness, tinnitus, vision abnormalities, amenorrhea and pain in the extremities after cold exposure.[symptoma.com] Reticulocytes and Spherocytes The results of the reticulocyte count are usually increased in patients with cold agglutinin disease, with polychromasia in the peripheral blood[web.archive.org] If your anemia is severe and/or you are symptomatic from the anemia (rapid heart rate, fatigue, dizziness) you will likely need a red blood cell transfusion.[verywell.com]

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