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2,391 Possible Causes for Folic Acid Decreased, Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy, Xeroderma

  • Tropical Sprue

    Furthermore, EME identified patchy areas of partial villous atrophy in 16 patients (5 CD and 11 TS) in whom standard endoscopy was normal.[] EME could help identify patchy areas of partial mucosal atrophy, potentially reducing the need for blind biopsies.[] CONCLUSIONS: EME identifies 3 characteristic endoscopic patterns that correlate with the presence of villous atrophy.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    […] cobalamin absorption with megaloblastic anemia ) Fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies Vitamins S ymp toms Causes Sources Vitamin A Night blindness Retinopathy Xerophthalmia Xeroderma[] Growth retardation, failure to thrive, delayed puberty in children Swelling or oedema from loss of protein Anaemias, commonly from vitamin B12, folic acid and iron deficiency[] Muscle cramp from decreased vitamin D, calcium absorption.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Celiac Disease

    Patients should also be evaluated for osteoporosis, thyroid dysfunction, and deficiencies in folic acid, vitamin B12, fat-soluble vitamins, and iron, and treated appropriately[] This may lead to deficiencies in vitamins (such as folic acid) and minerals (e.g. iron and calcium).[] Severe folic-acid deficiency can result in a decrease in both leukocytes and platelets and even manifest as severe pancytopenia.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Myxedema

    Macroglossia is classified as true macroglossia, which exhibits abnormal histology with clinical findings, and relative macroglossia, in which normal histology does not correlate with pathologic enlargement. This report describes an atypical case of morbidity with massive macroglossia secondary to myxedema; the[…][]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Secondary Malnutrition

    Abstract Previous studies of erythrocyte ion (potassium and sodium) transport during marasmus and kwashiorkor have indicated increased passive permeation to both ions in both syndromes, and increased Na,K pump activity in kwashiorkor and reduced activity in marasmus. Children with severe cerebral palsy (CP)[…][]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Vitamin Deficiency

    acid.[] Anticonvulsants can decrease absorption of folic acid and drugs such as methotrexate and sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim can interfere with folic acid metabolism.[] Results from several randomized controlled trials indicate that combinations of vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements with or without vitamin B6 decrease homocysteine levels[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Juvenile Myxedema

    […] manifestations of vitamin A deficiency Xerophthalmia due to vitamin A deficiency 264.8 Other manifestations of vitamin A deficiency Follicular keratosis due to vitamin A deficiency Xeroderma[] Pernicious anemia, megaloblastic anemia (due to folic acid deficiency), some patients may present with leukopenia.[] Haematopoietic system: mild anemia, the bone marrow is hypo plastic and the plasma and RBC turnover is decreased.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    Evaluation of xeroderma pigmentosum XPA, XPC, XPD, XPF, XPB, XPG and DDB2 genes in familial early-onset lung cancer predisposition. Int. J.[] Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP). An inherited genetic disorder characterized by an inability to repair DNA damage resulting from exposure to UV light.[] The BCR-ABL oncoprotein potentially interacts with the xeroderma pigmentosum group B protein. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 96, 203–207 (1999). 82. Aboussekhra, A. et al.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    We present the case of a woman who underwent bariatric surgery and developed ocular dryness, xeroderma and hearing loss due to severe vitamin A deficiency.[] acid.[] Dermatologic specific evaluation concluded that lesions mimicked xeroderma.[]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy

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