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117 Possible Causes for Folate-Deficiency Anemia, Reticulocyte Count Decreased

  • Pernicious Anemia

    We know know that folate deficiency is widespread, is present in all countries and causes, in addition to folate deficiency anemia, also spina bifida and anencephaly.[] Values obtained before treatment with cyanocobalamin were compared with those found during peak reticulocyte count.[] Response should be monitored by reticulocyte counts, lactic dehydrogenase (LDH), and an appropriate rise in hemoglobin levels.[]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Key points about folate-deficiency anemia Folate-deficiency anemia is the lack of folic acid in the blood.[] Significant blood test findings include macrocytosis, decreased reticulocyte count, abnormal platelets, and a serum folate less than 4 mg/ml.[] Folate-deficiency anemia was defined as the presence of both folate deficiency and anemia.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    HEME – Megaloblastic anemia from folate deficiency.[] Other diseases include scurvy , resulting from vitamin C deficiency; hypochromic macrocytic anemia, caused by folate deficiency, vitamin B 12 deficiency, or certain chemotherapeutic[] 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[]

  • Leukemia

    Aplastic anemia, viral infections such as infectious mononucleosis, and vitamin B 12 and folate deficiencies should be considered in the differential diagnosis of severe pancytopenia[]

  • Myelodysplasia

    Bone marrow infiltration by malignancy Isolated anemia Infections ( parvovirus , HIV ) Toxins Blood loss or hemolysis Vitamin deficiencies ( B 12 , folate) Congenital dyserythropoietic[] Blood tests to eliminate other common causes of cytopenias , such as lupus , hepatitis , B 12 , folate , or other vitamin deficiencies, renal failure or heart failure , HIV[] […] of cobalamin, folate, or copper; excessive alcohol use; HIV infection; immune-mediated cytopenias, including aplastic anemia and large granular lymphocyte leukemia; congenital[]

  • Myxedema

    Nivolumab is an anti-programmed cell death (anti-PD-1) monoclonal antibody that is approved by Food and Drug Administration for treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, metastatic melanoma, relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma and advanced renal cell cancer. We report a rare case of myxedema crisis induced by[…][]

  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    Even in autosomal dominant cases, most patients need further laboratory tests, for folate deficiency, severe anemia or recent blood transfusions can cover the changes in blood[] , Reticulocyte count decreased 4 MCV increased, MCHC increased, Reticulocyte count decreased 5 MCV increased, MCHC decreased, Reticulocyte count increased M2 Select Answer[] Folie acid is required to sustain erythropoiesis, and, normal dietary folate may be inadequate for children with chronic -hemolytic anemia.[]

  • Kwashiorkor

    Thus, anemia is usually present, most often hypochromic microcytic anemia, but a concurrent deficiency of folates may lead to a mixed microcytic-macrocytic anemia.[] How much of this derangement is due to a deficiency of protein and folates or to reduced synthesis of transferrin and ceruloplasmin is uncertain.[]

  • Folic Acid Deficiency

    Folate deficiency anemia is prevented and treated by eating a healthy diet.[] reticulocyte count (folic acid is required for cell devision and production of new cells) Hypercellular bone marrow (bone marrow tries to compensate for the decrease reticulocyte[] Significant blood test findings include macrocytosis, decreased reticulocyte count, abnormal platelets, and a serum folate less than 4 mg/ml.[]

  • Sideroblastic Anemia

    Although deficiencies of iron, vitamin B12, and folate commonly result in anemia, bone marrow suppression of red blood cell production related to the direct toxic effects[] RBC indices reveal a decreased MCV, MCH, and a decreased reticulocyte count which correlates with Iron deficiency anemia.[] Significant anemia in this setting is most often due to bleeding (usually gastrointestinal) and/or folate deficiency.[]

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