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14 Possible Causes for Hemochromatosis, Koilonychia, Thin and Brittle Fingernails

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] causes Hemoglobinuria Hereditary hemorrhagic telengiectasia (Nose bleeds, GI bleeds) Clinical sequelae to iron deficiency anemia Asymptomatic until late Pica Angulostomatitis Koilonychias[meddean.luc.edu] In extreme cases too much iron can lead to hemochromatosis, which can be deadly 3 . The best and safest way to keep an eye on your iron is to get a blood test.[trainingpeaks.com] […] disease Findings on physical examination may include the following: Impaired growth in infants Pallor of the mucous membranes (a nonspecific finding) Spoon-shaped nails (koilonychia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    Hereditary hemochromatosis mutations did not affect the prevalence of anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The combination of burning pain in the mouth due to glossitis and dysphagia due to esophageal webs is called thin, friable, and brittle fingernails -"spoon" fingernails the[quizlet.com] Dr Andrews also examines the link between ACD and hereditary hemochromatosis, 2 disorders that on the surface may seem quite different but have in common the involvement of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    Iron deficiency causes koilonychia and pallor whereas calcium deficiency causes tetany. 4.[ktthebest4u.blogspot.com] Gout, unspecified 275 Disorders of mineral metabolism Excludes: abnormal findings without manifest disease (790.0-796.9) 275.0 Disorders of iron metabolism Bronzed diabetes Hemochromatosis[theodora.com] Metabolic : Hemochromatosis. Skin disease : neurofibromatosis, lichen planus, acanthosis nigricans etc.[ktthebest4u.blogspot.com]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Expression of hepcidin is down-regulated in TfR2 mutant mice manifesting a phenotype of hereditary hemochromatosis. Blood. 2005;105:376-81.[hematology.org] Brittle or rigid fingernails may be a result of abnormal thinness of nails due to insufficient iron supply.[newworldencyclopedia.org] Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com]

  • Nail Abnormality

    NAIL ABNORMALITIES Koilonychia Indented spoon shaped  Iron deficiency  Hemochromatosis (too much iron)  Raynaud’s disease  Lupus erythematosus 10.[slideshare.net] […] the fingernail (called Beau's lines) -Ridge-shaped nails -Raised ridges, thin and concave shaped (called koilonychia) -White streaks, spots on the nails (called leukonychia[pkdclinic.org] Koilonychia More commonly known as spoon nails, koilonychias is described as thin, soft nails with raised edges. These nails look scooped out or concave in shape.[footankleinstitute.com]

  • Iron Deficiency

    A thorough physical examination to identify features of ID and ID anemia like pallor, koilonychia, glossitis and even high output cardiac failure should be performed.[symptoma.com] Transferrin saturation is the recommended screening test for hemochromatosis; a repeated high value indicates hemochromatosis (108).[cdc.gov] Distinctive physical findings occur in only a small proportion of patients with iron deficiency but include koilonychia (thin, brittle fingernails with the distal half of[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    […] and hereditary hemochromatosis.[clinicaladvisor.com] Aside from that, the nails of persons with Koilonychia has a characteristic of brittle and thin nails.[healthzene.com] […] of Hereditary koilonychia signs or Hereditary koilonychia symptoms.[checkorphan.org]

  • Hypodontia

    This report describes familial hypodontia, fingernail onychorrhexis, and toenail koilonychia consistent with Witkop's syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Use cautiously in patients prone to atopic reactions and in those with hemochromatosis and diabetes.[naturallivingcenter.net] The nails are thin, slow-growing, brittle and spoon-shaped (koilonychia). Toenails are usually more severely affected than the fingernails.[medicinenet.com]

  • Hereditary Distal Onycholysis

    Koilonychia is most commonly associated with iron deficiency anemia and occasionally occurs in patients with hemochromatosis.[mdedge.com] The term onychoschizia includes splitting, brittle nails , soft or thin toenails and fingernails.[disabled-world.com] Nail changes have been reported in patients who have iron deficiency anemia, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, idiopathic hemochromatosis, Raynaud’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis,[musculoskeletalkey.com]

  • Sabinas Brittle Hair Syndrome

    Use cautiously in patients prone to atopic reactions and in those with hemochromatosis and diabetes.[naturallivingcenter.net] Fingernails may be normal or abnormally brittle. Medical description: The outstanding feature of this syndrome is that of sparse, short and brittle hair.[wohproject.org] Diseases v t e Congenital malformations and deformations of skin appendages ( Q84 , 757.4-757.5 ) Nail disease Anonychia · Leukonychia · Pachyonychia congenita / Onychauxis · Koilonychia[wikidoc.org]

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