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497 Possible Causes for Duodenal Ulcer, Iron Deficiency Anemia

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    In our study bleeding duodenal ulcer was the commonest cause of UGIB.[tropicalgastro.com] Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Microcytic red blood cells or iron deficiency anemia suggests chronic bleeding.[dx.doi.org]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    A duodenal ulcer is an ulcer of the duodenum, often associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Epigastric pain is the most common symptom of duodenal ulcers.[symptoma.com] Seventy-nine percent of recurrences are asymptomatic with cirrhotic patients. 17 Patients of cirrhosis of liver can present with hematemesis, malena and iron deficiency anemia[pjmhsonline.com] In addition, achlorhydria (absence of intragastric acidity) may be associated with iron deficiency anemia, because the ferric form of iron must be converted to the ferrous[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Peptic Ulcer

    When the ulcer is in the duodenum, it is called a duodenal ulcer. What causes gastric and duodenal ulcers?[beaumont.org] […] older than 55 years with new-onset dyspepsia Family history of GI malignancy Unintended weight loss Gastrointestinal bleeding Progressive dysphagia Odynophagia Unexplained iron-deficiency[clinicaladvisor.com] deficiency anemia, or jaundice). 1 – 4 Endoscopy is recommended for patients who are 55 years or older, or who have alarm symptoms.[aafp.org]

  • Bleeding Peptic Ulcer

    METHODS: Residents of Malmö hospitalized for bleeding gastric or duodenal ulcer disease during 1987-2004 were identified in hospital databases (n 1610).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, achlorhydria (absence of intragastric acidity) may be associated with iron deficiency anemia, because the ferric form of iron must be converted to the ferrous[emedicine.medscape.com] Among these, unspecified essential hypertension, acute posthemorrhagic anemia, iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss, diaphragmatic hernia, and H. pylori infection[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Gastric and duodenal ulcers are two kinds of peptic ulcers.[healthline.com] Anemia is common (usually from iron deficiency , but occasionally from vitamin B12 deficiency caused by loss of intrinsic factor or bacterial overgrowth) in the afferent limb[merckmanuals.com] […] in risk among those with duodenal ulcers.[nejm.org]

  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection

    Hematologic studies revealed iron-deficiency anemia, and endoscopy showed gastric erosions and a duodenal ulcer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 12-year-old premenstrual girl with refractory iron deficiency anemia in which the oral iron absorption challenge suggested iron malabsorption.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some studies have suggested that eradication of H. pylori in patients with duodenal ulcer disease results in an increase in the incidence of erosive esophagitis, whereas other[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Achlorhydria

    The etiology of the postbulbar ulcer was uncertain. This is the first documented case of a duodenal ulcer with pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: achlorhydria; chronic atrophic gastritis; iron deficiency anemia; iron malabsorption; pernicious anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] stomach infection malabsorption of food. carcinoma of stomach.Since acidic pH facilitates the absorption of iron, achlorhydric patients often develop iron deficiency anemia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autoimmune Pangastritis

    H. pylori is also seen in approximately 90% to 100% of people with duodenal ulcers.[encyclopedia.com] deficiency anemia (IDA).[haematologica.org] […] is a well-known association with Autoimmune Gastritis, iron deficiency anemia is in fact more common As high as 25% of patients with refractory or unexplained iron-deficiency[dovemed.com]

  • Atrophic Gastritis

    ulcer, gastric peptic ulcer Degree of atrophy and intestinal metaplasia are correlated ( Hum Pathol 2001;32:31 ) Epithelial changes may become dysplastic and progress to[pathologyoutlines.com] anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals who do not develop atrophy have an increased risk of duodenal ulcers but not of gastric cancer.[humpath.com]

  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    ulcer and gastric cancer. ( 28465717 ) De Re V....Cannizzaro R. 2017 8 The challenging diagnosis of autoimmune atrophic gastritis. ( 28040990 ) Lenti M.V....Corazza G.R.[malacards.org] AIM: To characterize clinical, laboratorial, and histological profile of pediatric autoimmune gastritis in the setting of unexplained iron deficiency anemia investigation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ulcer patients.[karger.com]

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