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44 Possible Causes for Dyspnea, Exertional Dyspnea, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Treatment Transfusion should be considered for patients of any age with IDA complaining of symptoms such as fatigue or dyspnea on exertion.[aafp.org] […] high red blood cell distribution width, reflecting an increased variability in the size of red blood cells.A low mean corpuscular volume also appears during the course of[en.wikipedia.org] Patients may complain of: Fatigue Pallor Weakness Headache Palpitations Dizziness Dyspnea Irritability Poor concentration, impaired development Hair loss Impaired temperature[symptoma.com]

  • Thalassemia

    Patients may claim frequent headaches, dizziness, exertional dyspnea and palpitations.[symptoma.com] blood cell distribution width High Normal; occasionally high Normal Ferritin Low Normal Normal Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) 13 13 13 Hb electrophoresis[aafp.org] He presented with chest discomfort and progressive dyspnea. Early echocardiogram showed mild pericardial effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    He presented with progressive severe dyspnea on exertion and lower extremity edema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major dyspnea, hemodynamic distress and fever were noted on physical examination. Biological tests exploring anaemia revealed Haemoglobin (Hb) S levels of 39.1%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dyspnea suggests acute chest syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, and/or CHF.[web.archive.org]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Folate-deficiency anemia causes symptoms that are common for all types of anemia, like fatigue, irritability, headaches, diminished concentration ability, dyspnea, and palpitations[symptoma.com] Additional common symptoms include aches and pains, muscle weakness, and difficulty breathing (dyspnea).[rarediseases.org]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Typical anemia symptoms include: Fatigue, weakness Irritability Exercise/feeding intolerance Exertional dyspnea Headache, vertigo Pale skin Symptoms of iron deficiency include[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] Average size of RBCs (MCV) — may be decreased Average amount of Hb in RBCs (MCH) — may be decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width (RDW[labtestsonline.org.au] The physiological consequences include fatigue, lethargy, and dyspnea; conversely, iron repletion in iron-deficient individuals has been shown to improve exercise capacity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] Acute anemia presents with symptoms owing to acute blood loss; chronic anemia may present with worsening fatigue, dyspnea, lightheadedness, or chest pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case 1 A 35-year-old woman presented to clinic 35 weeks pregnant, with fatigue that started early in pregnancy, dyspnea on exertion, and restless sleep.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Here we present an 80-year-old Asian woman complaining of progressive exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] blood cell distribution width II - Prognostic implications Many studies have shown anaemia to increase mortality and morbidity in HF patients ( 1, 5, 8, 9 ) and to cause[web.archive.org] We introduced oxycodone for medically refractory dyspnea instead of morphine because of the patient's renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia

    red blood cell distribution width (RDW).[clinicaladvisor.com] Keywords Vitamin B12; Hemolytic anemia; Pancytopenia Introduction Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia often leads to very different clinical findings, such as fatigue, dyspnea,[omicsonline.org] Additional common symptoms include aches and pains, muscle weakness, and difficulty breathing (dyspnea).[rarediseases.org]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    Aplastic anemia may present with the following signs and symptoms: Fatigue Dyspnea on exertion Easy bruising and bleeding (for example, epistaxis, gum bleeding, heavy menses[cancertherapyadvisor.com] […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] Other common symptoms of aplastic anemia are chest pain, pale skin, excessively cold extremities, headaches, dyspnea and dizziness shortly after standing.[symptoma.com]

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

    The disease is characterized by symptoms due to the anemia including fatigue, exertional dyspnea, and, more rarely, jaundice and dark urine in case of severe hemolysis.[orpha.net] […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[labtestsonline.org] The patient suddenly developed hematuria and dyspnea on exertion while receiving adalimumab treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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