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431 Possible Causes for Family History of Anemia

  • Pernicious Anemia

    history of anemia or pernicious anemia Whether you have a family history of autoimmune disorders (such as Addison's disease, type 1 diabetes, Graves' disease, or vitiligo[] Your doctor will diagnose pernicious anemia based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and test results.[] Histories Your doctor may ask about your signs and symptoms.[]

  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    A detailed medical history will help uncover possible risk factors for anemia such as a family history of anemia, certain medications, chronic infection, intestinal disorders[] HS is characterized by the strong family history of anemia, jaundice, splenomegaly and cholelithiasis.[] Frequently there is a family history of anemia, jaundice, cholelithiasis, or splenectomy.[]

  • Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia

    CASE REPORT The patient was born to nonconsanguineous, healthy parents without a family history of anemia.[] No family history of blood diseases was obtained and no anemia was documented in the medical records of any of her four children.[] Her 5-year-old brother was similarly afflicted, but there was no other family history.[]

  • Hemoglobinopathy

    Jump to navigation Jump to search Hemoglobinopathy Screening and Hemoglobin D-Punjab Family History [ edit ] Some of the things I'm looking for in your family history include[] Hb F mutations that produce an unstable Hb and hemolysis are rare, and in the absence of a family history of such a mutation, other causes should be considered first.[] : Birth defects History of pregnancy losses learning difficulties or MR chronic health problems anemia or blood problems anyone that has difficulty breathing or fatigues easily[]

  • Thalassemia

    Antenatal screening should be considered in these ethnic groups who have immigrated, especially in those with a family history of anemia.[] Risk factors for thalassemia include: Asian, Chinese, Mediterranean, or African American ethnicity Family history of the disorder The most severe form of alpha thalassemia[] Beta thalassemia major is also called Cooley anemia.[]

  • Thalassemia Minor

    history of thalassemia or anemia in both parents prior to the birth of the baby.[] He was followed from the age of 15 years for psychosis and had no familial history of disease.[] , highly suspicious of Thalassemia Minor The above shall be correlated with physical examination and thorough family medical history evaluation Many clinical conditions may[]

  • Cooley's Anemia

    Your doctor might ask you about a family history of anemia and your child's symptoms and medicines.[] Risk Factors for Thalassaemia (Mediterranean anemia; Cooley’s anemia) Family history is the only predisposing factor to this group of similiar diseases.[] A family history increases the risk for this disorder, which is most common in people of northern European heritage but can affect all races.[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    It is recommended for families at risk for sickle cell (eg, couples with medical or family histories of anemia or of suggestive ethnic background).[] In families with a history of sickle cell anemia, a doctor may screen for the disorder whenever a new baby is born in your family. Prenatal screening also can be done.[] history of similar episodes Physical Vital signs Hypotension and tachycardia may be signs of septic shock or splenic sequestration crisis.[]

  • Hemoglobin SC Disease

    At a Glance A family history of anemia in the absence of iron deficiency should prompt consideration of a hemoglobinopathy, and a number of these appear in the differential[] history of similar episodes Physical Vital signs Hypotension and tachycardia may be signs of septic shock or splenic sequestration crisis.[] With the severe anemia that accompanies aplastic crisis, patients may exhibit signs of high-output congestive heart failure (CHF). Orthostasis suggests hypovolemia.[]

  • Erythrocyte Membrane Abnormality

    Hereditary SpherocytosisDiagnosis– Must be distinguished primarily from thespherocytic hemolytic anemias associated withRBC antibodies.– If present, family history of anemia[]

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