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1,863 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[] 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.[] Furthermore, it is characterized by glossitis, angular cheilitis and koilonychia (spoon-shaped finger nails).[]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

    Iron deficiency causes koilonychia and pallor whereas calcium deficiency causes tetany. 4.[] Metabolic : Hemochromatosis. Skin disease : neurofibromatosis, lichen planus, acanthosis nigricans etc.[]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    Plummer Vinson syndrome is a constellation of postcricoid esophageal webs, iron deficiency anemia, dysphagia and koilonychia.[] Both patients presented with significant and longstanding dysphagia, sideropenia, glossitis and koilonychia.[] Additional features are glossitis, angular cheilitis and koilonychia. Enlargement of the spleen and thyroid may also be observed.[]

    Missing: Hemochromatosis
  • Hypoparathyroidism

    ., Wilson's disease, sarcoidosis, hemochromatosis, or metastatic cancers).[] Hemochromatosis can lead to iron accumulation and consequent dysfunction of a number of endocrine organs, including the parathyroids.[] See Hemochromatosis, Wilson Disease, and Sarcoidosis.[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Iron Deficiency

    Hemochromatosis is the disease resulting from significant iron overload. Hemochromatosis can have genetic and non-genetic causes.[] 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[] 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.[]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

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

  • Myxedema

    Ascites is a rare but important complication of hypothyroidism. Because of the rarity of the disease and the inconsistency of symptoms associated with hypothyroidism, patients often go undiagnosed for months. Institution of thyroid replacement hormone results in rapid and complete resolution of ascites. Here we[…][]

    Missing: Hemochromatosis
  • Hemochromatosis

    Treatment with phlebotomy does not immediately resolve the hyperpigmentation. [13] Ichthyosiform alterations, skin atrophy, koilonychia, and hair loss may also be evident.[] Hemochromatosis usually occurs in men above the age of 50 years.[] Treatment with phlebotomy does not immediately resolve the hyperpigmentation. [12] Ichthyosiform alterations, skin atrophy, koilonychia, and hair loss may also be evident.[]

    Missing: Thin and Brittle Fingernails
  • Hypothyroidism

    For example, amyloidosis can deposit amyloid protein, sarcoidosis can deposit granulomas, and hemochromatosis can deposit iron. HOW IS HYPOTHYROIDISM DIAGNOSED?[] Symptoms: Early symptoms: Weakness Fatigue Cold intolerance Constipation Weight gain (unintentional) Depression Joint or muscle pain Thin, brittle fingernails Thin and brittle[] ., patients undergoing repeated blood transfusions and hemochromatosis), some drugs (e.g., interferon α, lithium, and phenazone).[]

    Missing: Koilonychia
  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    Hyperpigmentation, especially on the limbs, neck, torso and body folds Hypopigmented macules or leukoderma on the palms, soles, upper limbs, chest Blisters Nail dystrophy ( onycholysis, koilonychia[]

    Missing: Hemochromatosis

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