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685 Possible Causes for Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Decreased, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    IV iron sucrose resulted in a statistically significant and clinically meaningful increase in hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, serum iron, ferritin, and % iron saturation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most used name is Plummer-Vinson syndrome, named after Henry Stanley Plummer (1874–1936) and Porter Paisley Vinson (1890–1959) who were physicians on the staff of the[dx.doi.org] Anemia characterized by a decrease in the ratio of the weight of hemoglobin to the volume of the erythrocyte, i.e., the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration is less than[icd10data.com]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    […] volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC; MCH and MCHC) may be mildly decreased.[clinicaladvisor.com] Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[quizlet.com] The hemoglobin levels range from 7.0 to 11.0 g/dL, and the red blood cells (RBCs) vary little with a normal or slightly increased red cell distribution width (RDW), mean corpuscular[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Investigations Complete blood cell (CBC) counts: decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume Peripheral blood smears: hypochromic microcytic anemia[slideshare.net] The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] LABORATORY TESTS Laboratory examinations typically reveal iron deficiency anemia (hypochromic microcytic) with decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular[flipper.diff.org]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Iron Deficiency

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Symptoms of iron deficiency include: fatigue dizziness/lightheadedness pallor hair loss twitches irritability weakness pica brittle or grooved nails hair thinning PlummerVinson[en.wikipedia.org] Automated hematology analyzers detect decreases in the mean corpuscular volume and, in some instruments, increases in the proportion of hypochromic cells.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org] corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, MCHC)—decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller[labtestsonline.org]

  • Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Normocytic anemia occurs when the overall hemoglobin levels are decreased, but the red blood cell size (mean corpuscular volume) remains normal.[en.wikipedia.org] MCV has a relationship with mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), which reports on the mean hemoglobin per erythrocyte expressed in picograms (normal range: 27-32 pg).[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Polycythemia Vera

    More often, however, patients have symptoms that include headaches, ringing in the ears, tiring easily, memory problems, difficulty breathing, giddiness or lightheadedness[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Disorder of the Hypopharynx

    Laboratory tests Laboratory examinations typically reveal iron deficiency anemia with decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume, serum iron and ferritin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] People with Plummer-Vinson syndrome may also need to take iron supplements.[cancer.ca] There are several risk factors associated with hypopharyngeal cancer: Tobacco use (smoking or chewing) Heavy alcohol use Lack of nutrients in the diet Plummer-Vinson syndrome[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Congestive Heart Failure

    corpuscular volume Mean corpuscular hemoglobin RBW 14 % Serum iron concentration Transferrin saturation 10-15% Ferritin concentration 100 ng/ml 100-300 ng/ml and transferrin[web.archive.org] […] saturation 20% : decreased, RDW: red blood cell distribution width II - Prognostic implications Many studies have shown anaemia to increase mortality and morbidity in HF[web.archive.org] Table 1 : Most common laboratory findings suggesting iron deficiency anaemia ( 7 ) Laboratory parameter Result Haemoglobin 13 g/dl (men) 12 g/dl (women) Hematocrite 31-32 % Mean[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Glossitis

    […] levels and hematocrit are reduced • Mean corpuscular volume may be increased or decreased Cause of abnormal result • Reduced hemoglobin and hematocrit indicative of anemia[medicalgeek.com] Historically, the entity has borne the name of the PlummerVinson syndrome, 1 , 2 but the characteristics of the dysphagia and anemia had received attention in medical literature[nejm.org] Disorders Other associated disorders such as pernicious anaemia, erythema multiform, pemphigus vulgaris , oral lichen planus , aphthous ulcers, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, dysphagia[primehealthchannel.com]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness