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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[] 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.[] […] 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[]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    Hereditary hemochromatosis mutations did not affect the prevalence of anemia.[] 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[] 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[]

  • Juvenile Myxedema

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

  • Microcytic Anemia

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

  • Nail Abnormality

    NAIL ABNORMALITIES Koilonychia Indented spoon shaped  Iron deficiency  Hemochromatosis (too much iron)  Raynaud’s disease  Lupus erythematosus 10.[] […] 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[] 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.[]

  • 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.[] Transferrin saturation is the recommended screening test for hemochromatosis; a repeated high value indicates hemochromatosis (108).[] 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[]

  • 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.[]

  • Hypodontia

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

  • Hereditary Distal Onycholysis

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

  • Sabinas Brittle Hair Syndrome

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

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