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232 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Macrocytic Anemia

  • Myelodysplasia

    If you have symptoms, they may include Shortness of breath Weakness or feeling tired Skin that is paler than usual Easy bruising or bleeding Pinpoint spots under the skin[] Medical Importance The myelodysplastic syndromes are clonal hematopoietic disorders that commonly cause macrocytic anemia in older patients.[] The resulting deficiencies of platelets and red and white blood cells cause anemia, susceptibility to infections, and easy bruising and bleeding.[]

  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    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[] CBC showed leukopenia (WBC 2.9 x 103 /µL) with neutropenia (segmented neutrophils 48%), macrocytic anemia (Hgb 6.1 g/dL, hematocrit 20%, MCV,113 fL) and thrombocytopenia ([] bruising Coughing up blood Impotence Seizures Blood clots PNH is not inherited.[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    The symptoms of B12 deficiency include tiredness, light-headedness , rapid heart rate , easy bruising and bleeding, weight loss, bowel upset and sore tongue.[] Megaloblastic anemias are a subgroup of macrocytic anemias, in which distinctive morphologic abnormalities occur in red cell precursors in bone marrow, namely megaloblastic[] […] depression Psychosis and hallucinations in advanced stages of deficiency Weight loss and stomach upset Rapid heartbeat and breathing Pale skin Swollen and inflamed tongue Easy[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] of Alcohol Abuse Chronic alcohol abuse and dependence can damage all organ systems , including: Blood-forming system —resulting in anemia (low red blood cell count) and easy[] Macrocytosis with an MCV 100 fL reflects the direct effect of alcohol on bone marrow as well as macrocytic anemia resulting from folate deficiency, which is common among undernourished[] Other diseases include scurvy , resulting from vitamin C deficiency; hypochromic macrocytic anemia, caused by folate deficiency, vitamin B 12 deficiency, or certain chemotherapeutic[]

  • Severe Aplastic Anemia

    These include fatigue, shortness of breath, fever, recurrent infections, easy bruising or unusual bleeding.[] If cell size is much smaller than normal, it is known as microcytic anemia. If it is much bigger than normal, then it is macrocytic anemia.[] Platelets are responsible for normal blood clotting and low numbers can result in easy bruising and bleeding which can be deadly.[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Patients with tropical sprue typically present with macrocytic anemia due to malabsorption of folate and/or vitamin B(12).[] Keywords Main Side Effect Main Drug Interaction Macrocytic Anemia Tropical Sprue Celiac Sprue These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[] Past studies have indicated a megaloblastic macrocytic anemia, steatorrhea, impaired absorption of glucose, and abnormal x-ray patterns of the small bowel in untreated patients[]

  • Promyelocytic Leukemia

    A 56-year-old man presented to the ED of an outside hospital with 2 days of bleeding gums and easy bruising.[] The peripheral smear showed normochromic, macrocytic anemia (Hgb 9.2 g/dL, MCHC 32.8%, MCV 117 fL) and leukopenia (white blood cells [WBC] 3200/mL).[] Easy bruising or hemorrhagic diathesis (epistaxis, gums bleeding, hematuria, petechiae, metroragia) are frequently observed.[]

  • Blind Loop Syndrome

    Vitamin K deficiency causing easy bruising and spontaneous bleeding. Aetiology Surgery - eg, Billroth's operation II, Roux-en-Y procedure, gastric bypass for obesity.[] Vitamin B12 deficiency may cause macrocytic anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normal.[] […] with weakness and paleness [1] Impaired vitamin B12 and folate absorption resulting in macrocytic anemia and neuropathy with paleness, tingling or numbness [1,4] Impaired[]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    The covered platelet cells may not work right, resulting in bleeding and easy bruising. Every year, there are five new cases of macroglobulinemia per 1,000,000 people.[] Peripheral blood smear was suggestive of macrocytic anemia with thrombocytopenia and few plasmacytoid lymphocytes.[] Codes C88.0 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia Corresponding ICD-10-CM Codes (U.S. only) C88.0 Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (effective October 01, 2015) Signs and Symptoms Easy[]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    About one-third of patients with ET will demonstrate no symptoms at all, but many will experience easy bruising or bleeding with little or no injury.[] , may have basophils, platelets Anemia, leukocytosis, or nl platelets platelets, often abnormal Dimorphic RBC, platelets Macrocytic anemia, or nl platelets Marrow Myeloids[] Symptoms include dizziness, easy bruising, headache, bloody stools, numbness of the hands or feet, ulcers on the toes or fingers, nosebleeds, prolonged bleeding after surgery[]

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