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469 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Iron Deficiency, Jaundice

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    We report an adolescent girl who presented with jaundice and weight loss for 6 months secondary to vitamin B12 deficiency, leading to megaloblastic anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of B12 deficiency include tiredness, light-headedness , rapid heart rate , easy bruising and bleeding, weight loss, bowel upset and sore tongue.[healthdirect.gov.au] Adjacent To D51.9 D50.0 Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss (chronic) D50.1 Sideropenic dysphagia D50.8 Other iron deficiency anemias D50.9 Iron deficiency anemia[icd10data.com]

  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    Although the severe obstructive jaundice requiring endoscopic therapy following cholecystectomy was complicated, critical intravascular hemolysis and thrombosis were not observed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Symptoms may include: Abdominal pain Back pain Blood clots, may form in some people Dark urine, comes and goes Easy bruising or bleeding Headache Shortness of breath[mountsinai.org] PNH through chronic intravascular hemolysis induces an urinary iron loss. This is the only cause of hemolytic anemia inducing iron deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilia

    Look for jaundice, other signs of liver failure (eg, cirrhosis from viral infection), and signs of opportunistic infections in patients who are HIV seroconverted.[web.archive.org] The main symptoms of hemophilia are excessive bleeding and easy bruising. Blood tests can tell if you have it.[nlm.nih.gov] Most people can safely return to work after the jaundice clears, even if their liver function test results aren’t quite normal.[arizonahemophilia.org]

  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    This case also highlights the fact that physicians should consider concomitant hemolytic disease in patients in whom jaundice and infections that rarely cause jaundice coexist[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Describing 6 typical cases, we demonstrate that occasional normal percentages of hyperchromic red blood cells occurring during phases of anemia and/or iron deficiency are[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: EMA binding test using flow cytometry was performed on 55 HS (40 families), 26 iron deficiency anemia (IDA), 32 β-thalassemia trait (βTT), and 10 autoimmune hemolytic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There may be also easy bruising. There also may be heavy internal bleeding from the food pipe which may be fatal.[symptoma.com] Ferritin: low ferritin may indicate iron deficiency from diet or blood loss; ferritin is raised in haemochromatosis.[patient.info]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Signs of liver disease, such as palmar erythema, gynaecomastia, spider naevi and jaundice [ 9 ]. Hepatomegaly (in chronic alcoholic liver disease the liver is shrunken).[patient.info] bruising Cardiovascular system —causing abnormal heart beat/heart rate, heart failure, high blood pressure (hypertension), and other conditions Gastrointestinal (GI) tract[healthcommunities.com] Alcoholic gastritis often “oozes” blood, which can lead to iron-deficiency anemia, but it can also cause sudden and dramatic blood loss, especially if the condition progresses[livestrong.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    It has a lengthy latent period, usually followed by the sudden appearance of abdominal pain and swelling, hematemesis, dependent edema, or jaundice.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Cirrhosis can lead to Easy bruising or bleeding, or nosebleeds Swelling of the abdomen or legs Extra sensitivity to medicines High blood pressure in the vein entering the[medlineplus.gov] He was requiring blood transfusions every two weeks, and was iron deficient. In a year, he received over 30 units of blood.[texasliver.com]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    The term acute alcoholic cholestasis is suggested for this apparently distinct syndrome of cholestatic jaundice in the absence of hepatitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bruising accumulation of extra fluid in the legs , known as edema.[the-alcoholism-guide.org] FastStats Homepage Diseases and Conditions Anemia or Iron Deficiency Arthritis and Bone Arthritis Osteoporosis Cancer Cardiovascular Cerebrovascular Disease or Stroke Cholesterol[cdc.gov]

  • Liver Failure

    Rare disease associated with jaundice, coagulopathy, and hepatic encephalopathy.[bestpractice.bmj.com] Kidney disease or failure Easy bruising and severe bleeding. This happens when the liver stops making proteins that are needed for your blood to clot. Type 2 diabetes.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Iron deficiency anemia in chronic liver disease: causes, diagnosis and treatment Mendizabal M, Silva MO ; Liver transplantation in acute liver failure: A challenging scenario[patient.info]

  • Macronodular Cirrhosis

    List 3 causes of pre-hepatic jaundice List 2 causes of post-hepatic jaundice. List 3 causes of hepatic jaundice.[quizlet.com] Cirrhosis can lead to Easy bruising or bleeding, or nosebleeds Swelling of the abdomen or legs Extra sensitivity to medicines High blood pressure in the vein entering the[icdlist.com] Echocardiogram, liver biopsy Budd–Chiari syndrome CT, US, MRI/MRA, Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome History of offending drug use, liver biopsy Metabolic Hemochromatosis Iron[abdominalkey.com]

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