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23 Possible Causes for Hypothyroidism, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Decreased, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    IV iron sucrose resulted in a statistically significant and clinically meaningful increase in hemoglobin, mean corpuscular volume, serum iron, ferritin, and % iron saturation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Iron deficiency can often times be confused with low thyroid or hypothyroidism. Iron loss can contribute to a multitude of health problems – not just fatigue.[glutenfreesociety.org] 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]

  • Iron Deficiency

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Iron deficiency slows your body's thyroid function and blocks its metabolism-boosting effects, according to the National Academy of Hypothyroidism.[huffpost.com] 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]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    […] volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH), and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC; MCH and MCHC) may be mildly decreased.[clinicaladvisor.com] The anemia can be secondary to chronic inflammation or infection, neoplasia, liver disease, hyper- or hypoadrenocorticism, or hypothyroidism.[msdvetmanual.com] Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[quizlet.com]

  • Macrocytic Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] The anemia of hypothyroidism may present with macrocytic indices and this diagnosis should be suspected when this finding is noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] shortness of breath, weakness, pallor , patients with iron deficiency anemia also show signs of PICA (the urge to eat inedible objects), koilonychia (spooning of nails), Plummer-Vinson[lecturio.com]

  • Disorder of the Hypopharynx

    Laboratory tests Laboratory examinations typically reveal iron deficiency anemia with decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular volume, serum iron and ferritin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] disease : myasthenia gravis* Inflammatory myopathy : polymyositis, dermatomyositis* Muscular dystrophy : myotonic, oculopharyngeal * Metabolic myopathy : thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism[hon.ch] Obstructive sleep apnea in hypothyroidism. Ann Intern Med . 1984;101:491–4. 22. Grunstein RR, Ho KY, Sullivan CE. Sleep apnea in acromegaly.[aafp.org]

  • Achlorhydria

    LABORATORY TESTS Laboratory examinations typically reveal iron deficiency anemia (hypochromic microcytic) with decreased values of hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean corpuscular[flipper.diff.org] Decreased metabolic rate due to hypothyroidism. Chronic use of antacid medications which decrease the production and transport of gastric acid.[xpertdox.com] Achlorhydria is directly connected to multiple conditions and is primarily a result of chronic vomiting, stomach neoplasm, niacin deficiency, hypothyroidism or helicobacter[symptoma.com]

  • Glossitis

    […] levels and hematocrit are reduced • Mean corpuscular volume may be increased or decreased Cause of abnormal result • Reduced hemoglobin and hematocrit indicative of anemia[medicalgeek.com] Historically, the entity has borne the name of the PlummerVinson syndrome, 1 , 2 but the characteristics of the dysphagia and anemia had received attention in medical literature[nejm.org] Your glossitis pain may be caused by a disease, disorder or condition, like: sprue anxiety syphilis pellagra leukemia pemphigus depression tongue cancer hypothyroidism oral[healthblurbs.com]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    […] in the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). 1 Hypochromic cells have a narrow rim of lightly stained hemoglobin and greater than normal central pallor due to[web.archive.org] Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com] As contrast, he had low end normal ACTH, FSH, total T3, free T3, and estriol; high end normal prolactin (11.71 ng/mL), distinctly implicating hypopituitarism-induced hypothyroidism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Constitutional Megaloblastic Anemia due to Folate Metabolism Disorder

    (MCV, 100 fL ) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) Normal mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC, 32–36 g/dL) Decreased reticulocyte count due to destruction of[en.wikipedia.org] Past medical history includes Hashimoto hypothyroidism and Helicobacter pylori gastritis treated with omeprazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin four months ago.[knowledge.statpearls.com] […] of neuroepithelial tissue Pineoblastoma Pineocytoma Plaque-form urticaria pigmentosa Plasma cell tumor Plasmacytoma Pleomorphic liposarcoma Pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma Plummer-Vinson[se-atlas.de]

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Average size of RBCs (mean corpuscular volume, MCV)—decreased Average amount of hemoglobin in RBCs (mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCH)—decreased Hemoglobin concentration (mean[labtestsonline.org] Her medical history was significant for hypothyroidism and 20 pack-year smoking. She had significant family history of melanoma in multiple relatives as well.[jitc.biomedcentral.com] : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org]

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