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152 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling, Microcytic Anemia

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    However, the patient’s father reported a prior history of “recurrent” episodes of hand and facial swelling that also seemed to occur from prolonged exposure to sunlight and[jcadonline.com] anemia, thrombocytopenia, and mild hepatic dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 5-year-old Caucasian female with EPP who presented with a long-standing 3-year history of recurrent facial blisters and erythematous swelling and lesions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Symptoms may include: Fatigue and malaise Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Abdominal swelling or pain Foamy urine Fluid accumulation in the body spaces ([stanfordchildrens.org] Anemia Transferrin and Erythropoietin are lost. Both can lead to microcytic anemia. Low 25-hydroxy-Vitamin D levels Loss of Vitamin D binding protein.[pedemmorsels.com] Hancock DE, Onstad JW, Wolf PL (1976) Transferrin loss into the urine with hypochromic, microcytic anemia.[link.springer.com]

  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Here, we report a case of facial swelling and severe bilateral pleural effusion secondary to superior vena cava occlusion in a 41-year-old woman.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory tests showed a microcytic anemia with a hemoglobin concentration of 9.6 g/dl, with a normal white blood cell count of 9,100/mm 3 .[thrombosisjournal.biomedcentral.com] We present a 5-year-old male with superior vena cava syndrome associated with acute onset of severe upper extremity and facial swelling, dyspnea, and a right subclavian central[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    Fifty three-year old woman with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma currently on treatment with nivolumab presented with diffuse facial and tongue swelling, slurred speech,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] anemia secondary to hemorrhage, or macrocytic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency, or normocytic normochromic anemia, which may be secondary to decreased oxygen requirement[emedicine.medscape.com] Enlargement of tongue causing slurred speech Hearing loss (caused by swelling in the middle ear) Facial pallor (paleness) due to anemia and vasoconstriction Skin is pale and[bestonhealth.com]

  • Hypopituitarism

    Other symptoms and signs include weakness , headache , abdominal pain , low blood pressure , vision problems, facial swelling, hoarseness , joint stiffness , and loss of pubic[medicinenet.com] anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease: Weight gain (unintentional) Joint stiffness Hoarseness or changing voice Hair loss Facial swelling Signs and[uclahealth.org]

  • Panuveitis

    She had recently seen her general practitioner because of weight loss and facial swelling, and had been experiencing night sweats and reduced exercise tolerance related to[bmj.com] The previously collected complete blood count with differential was normal except for a mild microcytic anemia (later worked up and thought to be due to menorrhagia).[retina-specialist.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Despite the noticeable facial swelling, I felt better and could function on very little sleep for days.[honey.nine.com.au]

  • Erythropoietic Porphyria

    HISTORYHISTORY Chief ComplaintChief Complaint Progressive in nature,Progressive in nature, facial swelling presenting infacial swelling presenting in the lower, right sided[slideshare.net] A hypochromic, microcytic anemia was present from birth, and platelet counts averaged 70 x 10(9)/L (70,000/microL). Erythrocyte UROS activity was 21% of controls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A mild, microcytic anemia is common, but it is not a uniform finding. Ringed sideroblasts are occasionally noted.[hematology.org]

  • Diphyllobothrium Latum Infection

    Diagnosis Initial test: complete blood cell ( CBC ) count may show eosinophilia and microcytic anemia Confirmatory test : consecutive stool examination for eggs or worms[amboss.com] Treatment : For human hookworms : bendazoles or pyrantel pamoate For CLM : bendazoles, ivermectin In patients with microcytic anemia and recent travel to the tropics, consider[amboss.com] […] wheezing see Löffler syndrome Intestine ; Infestation of the jejunum und ileum, less commonly in the duodenum : abdominal pain , weight loss , nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Anemia[amboss.com]

  • Hemophilia A

    Symptoms include dizziness, paresthesia, rash, flushing, facial swelling, urticaria, dyspnea, pruritus, and vomiting.[prnewswire.com] Initial investigations showed moderate hypochromic microcytic anemia as shown in Table 1 .[omicsonline.org] On the peripheral blood film, we found a mild to moderate hypochromic microcytic anemia with high red cell distribution width and mild thrombocytosis indicating blood loss[omicsonline.org]

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