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1,090 Possible Causes for Folate-Deficiency Anemia, Patient Appears Chronically Ill, Starvation Ketosis

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    ) further magnifies the impact of the malnutrition on the brain, owing to it being in a starvation-illness mode.[] 10] During prolonged food restriction in genetically vulnerable individuals, the ensuing malnutrition perpetuated by the biochemical changes induced by weight loss (ie, ketosis[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    HEME – Megaloblastic anemia from folate deficiency.[] Ethanol also causes structural abnormalities in the liver mitochondria which leads to ketosis superimposed by starvation, chronic malnutrition [ 13, 14 ].[] Other diseases include scurvy , resulting from vitamin C deficiency; hypochromic macrocytic anemia, caused by folate deficiency, vitamin B 12 deficiency, or certain chemotherapeutic[]

  • Vomiting of Pregnancy

    ketosis with ketonuria, elevated specific gravity and BUN, and a hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis. 1,3,15 It is recommended to replete with thiamine if significant[] […] ondansetron, and metoclopramide. 13-14 In more severe cases, women may develop hyperemesis gravidarum that may result in dehydration ( 5% weight loss), orthostatic hypotension, starvation[]

    Missing: Patient Appears Chronically Ill
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    Vitamin B12 and folate deficient anemia is characteristically macrocytic.[] […] result in folate deficiency.[] Other mechanisms implied in anemia are iron malabsorption (in duodenum or upper jejunum disease CD), vitamin B12 malabsorption (in terminal ileum and gastric CD), and folate[]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Celiac Disease

    They include anemia (iron-deficiency anemia in children and folate-deficiency anemia in adults); low albumin, calcium, potassium, and sodium; and elevated alkaline phosphatase[] – iron, folate or B12 deficiency Extreme weakness and fatigue In people with type 1 diabetes, unexplained frequent low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) In some people, the development[] This figure increases to 11% when those with either iron deficient or folate deficient anemia are included (28).[]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft tissue in the center of the bones, where blood cells are produced. The term leukemia means white blood. White blood cells (leukocytes) are used by the body to fight infections and other foreign substances. Leukocytes are[…][]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    False elevations of HbA1C may occur with low RBC turnover (as occurs with iron, folate, or vitamin B12 deficiency anemia), high-dose aspirin, and high blood alcohol concentrations[] In addition, although alcoholic ketoacidosis can result in profound acidosis, the serum bicarbonate concentration in starvation ketosis is usually not 4 ).[] False elevations may occur with renal insufficiency (urea interferes with the assay), low RBC turnover (as occurs with iron, folate, or vitamin B 12 deficiency anemia), high-dose[]

  • Whipple Disease

    Whipple disease is a systemic illness resulting from bacterial infection by a rare species of bacilli, Tropheryma whippleii. The gastrointestinal tract is the most frequently affected organ although the disease can spread to joints, central nervous system, eyes and rarely, heart. The disease is clinically presented with[…][]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Chronic Arsenic Poisoning

    Abstract The diagnosis and evaluation of chronic arsenic poisoning remains a difficult task. Clinical indicators are crude measures, and electromyography adds little to the picture. Blood arsenic levels are transitory, however urine levels are useful for monitoring ongoing exposure. Hair arsenic is useful as a[…][]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis
  • Anemia of Infection

    Other Causes of Folate Deficiency Anemia Malabsorption Certain health conditions can affect the body’s ability to absorb folate properly.[] Folate-deficiency anemia Folate refers to Folic Acid, which is a water-soluble vitamin that can help prevent neural tube defects during pregnancy.[] Vitamin deficiency anemia. In addition to iron, your body needs folate and vitamin B-12 to produce enough healthy red blood cells.[]

    Missing: Starvation Ketosis