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283 Possible Causes for Hypomagnesemia, Primary Amyloidosis, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    CONCLUSIONS: Primary systemic amyloidosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of malabsorption syndrome.[] Signs of deficiencies may be apparent. There may be: Non-anaemic iron deficiency. Iron-deficiency anaemia. Folate deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency.[] This is a rare case report of primary selective small intestinal amyloidosis manifesting as the malabsorption syndrome.[]

  • Paresthesia

    A nerve biopsy is helpful in the diagnosis of polyarteritis nodosa, sarcoidosis and amyloidosis. REFERENCES: Dorland's Illustrated medical dictionary. 28th ed.[] Metabolic disorders/ Electrolyte imbalance Hyperkalemia Hypomagnesemia Dehydration Diabetes (both hyperglycemia and hypoglycaemia) Hypoparathyroidism Hypothyroidism 6.[] B12 deficiency Vitamin B5 deficiency Whiplash Continue reading for additional paresthesia causes .[]

  • Tropical Sprue

    Disease (Gluten Enteropathy) Scleroderma Whipple’s Disease Crohn’s Disease Strongyloidosis Intestinal Capillariasis Chronic Pancreatitis Intestinal Tuberculosis Intestinal Amyloidosis[] People with vitamin B12 deficiency will receive vitamin supplements as well.[] Some favor an approach that only treats patients who have proven vitamin B12 deficiency, whereas others treat empirically with subcutaneous vitamin B12.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Group C, found in a small percentage of patients, consists of nonspecific complications, including osteoporosis (3%), liver disease (5%), peptic ulcer (10%), and amyloidosis[] Iron, folate and vitamin B12 deficiency. Gallstones and renal stones (usually oxalate) especially when there has been a previous right hemicolectomy.[] vitamin B12 absorption.[]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    We report a case of a 39-year-old man admitted to our nephrology department with an unusual presentation of primary amyloidosis with nephrotic syndrome and acute liver failure[] […] prednisolone dose gradually reduced 0.15-0.25mg/kg every 4 weeks to a maintainence dose of 0.25-0.5 mg/kg that is continued for 6 or months ADVERSE EFFECTS: CsA:nephrotoxicity,Hypomagnesemia[] Hunt A, Harrington D, Robinson S (2014) Vitamin B12 deficiency.[]

  • Osteoporosis

    Systemic diseases such as amyloidosis and sarcoidosis can also lead to osteoporosis. Renal insufficiency can lead to renal osteodystrophy.[] Famularo G, Gasbarrone L, Minisola G (2013) Hypomagnesemia and proton-pump inhibitors.[] […] a vitamin B12 deficiency.[]

  • Blind Loop Syndrome

    A case of amyloidosis associated with malignant lymphoma, presenting as a Malabsorption syndrome. Korean J Med 1995; 27:481–487. 5. Yoon DH, Yang SJ, Kim JS, et al.[] […] pigmentation what is plummer-vinson syndrome esophageal web iron-deficiency anemia dysphagia spoon shaped nails atrophic oral/tongue mucosa what is refeeding syndrome hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia[] […] and mineral deficiencies that occur as a result of the malabsorption associated with BLS patients with advanced cases should be investigated for: Vitamin B12 deficiency Folate[]

  • Celiac Disease

    Lyme disease Serological tests for Lyme antibodies HIV-1 infection, HCV infection Serological tests for HIV-1 or HCV antibodies Fabry disease Alpha-galactosidase A activity Amyloidosis[] The patient had normal anion-gap metabolic acidosis (pH   7.16) with persisting hypokalemia, hyponatremia, hypomagnesemia and hypophosphatemia.[] A: Erythematous esophageal lesions in a patient with gastrointestinal amyloidosis; B: Gastric lesions in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.[]

  • Magnesium Deficiency

    Magnesium Deficiency H J Gitelman, and and L G Welt Annual Review of Medicine Pathophysiology of Preeclampsia M D Lindheimer, and and A I Katz Annual Review of Medicine Amyloidosis[] Hypomagnesemia is often associated with low calcium (hypocalcemia) and low potassium (hypokalemia).[] Vitamin B12 deficiency in hypersecretors during long-term acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors. Aliment Pharmacol Ther . 2008;27:1110–1121.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Group C, found in a small percentage of patients, consists of nonspecific complications, including osteoporosis (3%), liver disease (5%), peptic ulcer (10%), and amyloidosis[] Hypoalbuminemia (albumin 3.5 g/dL), hypokalemia (postassium 3.5 mEq/L), elevated alkaline phosphatase, and hypomagnesemia (magnesium, 1.5 mg/dL) will be looked for in a comprehensive[] Anaemia, usually due to iron deficiency but sometimes caused by vitamin B12 and/or folic acid deficiency.[]

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