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241 Possible Causes for Erythrocytes Decreased, Malabsorption Syndrome, Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Less common causes of decreased B12 absorption include chronic pancreatitis, malabsorption syndromes, certain medications, and, very rarely, increased metabolism of B12 through[bodyandhealth.canada.com] Pernicious Anemia Macrocytic anemia, glossitis, peripheral neuropathy, weakness, hyperreflexia, ataxia, and other neurological manifestations characterize classical vitamin[clinlabnavigator.com] Cobalamin deficiency–related neurological impairment can vary in clinical presentation, including acute combined system degeneration, peripheral neuropathy, and psychosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    As a result, the main symptoms are watery diarrhea, malabsorption syndrome, chronic malnutrition, and death, if the patient is not properly treated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vitamin B6 deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathies and seizures. Peripheral neuropathy can be a feature of B12 deficiency also.[emedicine.medscape.com] Vitamin B6 deficiency - peripheral neuropathies (also a feature of B12 deficiency) and seizures. Vitamin D depletion - poor growth, bowed extremities.[patient.info]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    syndromes and chronic hemolytic anemia.[symptoma.com] Serum folate reflects folate status unless intake has recently increased or decreased.[merckmanuals.com] neuropathy, and memory loss).[icid.salisbury.nhs.uk]

  • Amyloidosis

    Primary amyloidosis can lead to conditions that include: Carpal tunnel syndrome Heart muscle damage ( cardiomyopathy ) leading to congestive heart failure Intestinal malabsorption[medlineplus.gov] Transthyretin amyloidosis patients develop length-dependent peripheral neuropathy, autonomic dysfunction, and restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with deposition of amyloid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy, unexplained hepatomegaly or diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Therefore CD is always considered as a differential diagnosis for malabsorption syndrome and iron-deficiency anemia, but it is often overlooked as a differential diagnosis[doi.org] […] sedimentation rate Elevated bilirubin level, prolonged prothrombin time, and decreased albumin level: Indicate progression of disease to cirrhosis Thrombocytopenia: Indicates[emedicine.com] Peripheral neuropathy and other autoimmune disorders associated with PBC may also develop.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

    Katz, Malabsorption syndrome with infiltration of the intestinal wall by extracellular monoclonal macroglobulin, The American Journal of Medicine, 54, 6, (811), (1973).[doi.org] Peripheral neuropathy occurs in nearly half of patients with this condition, and hyperviscosity-related nervous system disorders are encountered in up to a third.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications Complications of Waldenström macroglobulinemia include the following: Visual disturbances secondary to hyperviscosity syndrome Diarrhea and malabsorption secondary[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Acute brain syndrome is caused solely by the lack of electrolytes and other important nutrients because of a malabsorption syndrome, conditioned by a diffuse polyposis of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Decreased cholinesterase activity Stool examination - Occult blood and Sudan III staining and H pylori infection test Imaging studies incude: Endoscopic procedures, also wireless[flipper.diff.org] Cronkhite-Canada syndrome associated with peripheral neuropathy.[journal.frontiersin.org]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    syndromes and chelation by other ingested metals, can also cause significant myelopathy that is clinically and radiologically indistinguishable from SCD caused by vitamin[ajhp.org] PreTest (Neoplasms & Metabolic) 92 terms Peripheral Neuropathies 96 terms Path1 Exam1 - Genetic disorders OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR 44 terms Cardiology STEP 1 Drugs 131[quizlet.com] Aspects of vitamin B12 and folate metabolism in malabsorption syndrome. Am J Med. 1979 ; 67 : 1037 – 48. 2. Cobalamin (vitamin B12). In: eds.[jn.nutrition.org]

  • Pellagra

    Usually seen in alcoholics, malabsorption syndromes occur very rarely in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Comparison of intestinal permeability by the (51)CrEDTA test before and after niacin treatment showed a significant decrease in permeability from 4.29 /-1.92% to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy (12.1 vs 13. 5%), and pneumonia (9.1 vs 13.5%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Celiac Disease

    Both diseases may present the intestinal malabsorption syndrome and similar clinical manifestations that contribute to difficulties with clinical distinction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Adherence to a GFD was associated with a decrease in pitted-erythrocyte counts, suggesting that the hyposplenism may be reversible in some patients who maintain such a diet[bloodjournal.org] […] manifestations, thus suggesting that CD should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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