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1,518 Possible Causes for Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Microcytic Anemia, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    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] Abstract Iron-refractory iron deficiency anemia (IRIDA) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by congenital hypochromic microcytic anemia, low transferrin saturation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients have hypochromic microcytic anemia refractory to oral iron and are only partially responsive to parenteral iron administration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency

    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] Differentiation from other microcytic anemias Iron deficiency anemia must be differentiated from other microcytic anemias (see table Differential Diagnosis of Microcytic Anemia[merckmanuals.com] This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma.[patient.info]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[quizlet.com] Conclusions: CD should be included in the differential diagnosis of microcytic anemia.[doi.org] Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and anemia of chronic disease (ACD) are the most prevalent, both characterized by hypochromic microcytic anemia and low serum iron (SI).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood tests demonstrate a hypochromic microcytic anemia that is consistent with an iron-deficiency anemia.[en.wikipedia.org] Plummer-Vinson syndrome can be treated effectively with iron supplementation and mechanical dilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Anemia

    The anemia is then categorized as microcytic, macrocytic or normocytic, with or without reticulocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The marrow does not respond appropriately to microcytic anemia, leading to decreased production of RBCs.[emedicine.com] The serum iron level, total iron-binding capacity, serum ferritin level and hemoglobin electrophoresis generally separate the microcytic anemias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    Laboratory findings in autoimmune gastritis by type of anemia Comparing macrocytic anemia in the top row of Table 2 with microcytic anemia at the bottom, there was a stepwise[bloodjournal.org] Morphologic analyses revealed that anemia was microcytic in 15 patients and macrocytic in 12.[jamanetwork.com] The study of Hershko et al. has also shown a high prevalence of H. pylori positivity in young patients with AIG and microcytic anemia.[frontiersin.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • Hemolytic Anemia

    : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org] Deficiencies in iron or lead poisoning can produce a microcytic anemia, while B12 and folate deficiencies produce a megaloblastic anemia and can be distinguished by peripheral[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Abstract During the past six years opportunity has been afforded to study 35 patients 2 exhibiting evidence of hemolytic anemia or jaundice.[annals.org]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com] Typical causes of microcytic anemia include: Childhood Iron deficiency anemia, by far the most common cause of anemia in general and of microcytic anemia in particular Thalassemia[en.wikipedia.org] Erythrocyte Protoporhyrin Because less haem to bind to protoporhyrin to make Hb Bone marrow biopsy Little or no iron on marrow when deficient Rx Underlying cause Ferrous sulfate Plummer-Vinson[alancam.com]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Autoimmune Pangastritis

    VIPoma, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, and obviously pernicious. Along with no acid there is no intrinsic factor. Your patient is now rendered B12 deficient.[lecturio.com] Laboratory findings in autoimmune gastritis by type of anemia Comparing macrocytic anemia in the top row of Table 2 with microcytic anemia at the bottom, there was a stepwise[bloodjournal.org] The study of Hershko et al. has also shown a high prevalence of H. pylori positivity in young patients with AIG and microcytic anemia.[frontiersin.org]

  • Achlorhydria

    RACE Plummer-Vinson syndrome has mainly been described in whites. SEX Plummer-Vinson syndrome is more frequently observed in women.[flipper.diff.org] It has been reported a frequent finding in microcytic anemia, 1 , 2 hyperthyroidism 3 and chronic arthritis. 4 For many years dilute hydrochloric acid has been employed in[nejm.org] It has been reported a frequent finding in microcytic anemia, 1, 2 hyperthyroidism 3 and chronic arthritis. 4 For many years dilute hydrochloric acid has been employed in[nejm.org]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness

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