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286 Possible Causes for Iron Increased, Vitiligo

  • Pernicious Anemia

    The case presented here is a woman who had a restoration of fertility after initiation of vitamin B12 treatment for vitiligo-associated pernicious anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals suffering iron deficiency might take oral iron supplements and increase their dietary iron intake, while individuals suffering from pernicious anemia might receive[livestrong.com] Vitiligo is an acquired disease characterized by depigmentation of the skin due to destruction of melanocytes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    […] may be limited; that CLINUVEL may never file an NDA for SCENESSE regulatory approval in the US; that the Company may not be able to access adequate capital to advance its vitiligo[porfiria.org] High fecal levels of protoporphyrin and coproporphyrin, increased urine uroporphyrins and iron overload are typical markers of the disease.[uniprot.org] Reduced heme synthesis stimulates erythropoiesis, which is ineffective, increasing erythron iron turnover and causing nonferritin iron accumulation in the mitochondria that[ommbid.mhmedical.com]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    […] hepatic iron store s, hemochromatosis Alcoho l, smoking Hepatitis C HIV Estrogen therapy Sunlight exposure Pathophysiology Clinical findings Cutaneous manifestations Increased[amboss.com] […] porphyria [ por-fēr e-ah ] a genetic disorder characterized by a disturbance in porphyrin metabolism with resultant increase in the formation and excretion of porphyrins ([medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Ironically, treatment with anti-psychotics increases the accumulation of porphrobiliogen, thus aggravating the disease enough that it may prove fatal.[house.wikia.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    […] situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases such as vitiligo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Increased awareness of the risks of hypoadrenocorticism in patients with iron overload is needed, because symptoms are usually not clinically evident and often neglected because[bloodjournal.org] ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY GENERAL: weight loss, arthralgia, myalgia CNS: fatigue, anorexia, mood change CVS: postural hypotension, syncope, salt craving SKIN: pigmentation, vitiligo[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    He reported a 25 year-old history of vitiligo upon exposure to sunlight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The decrease in hepcidin leads to increased iron absorption from the gut.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jansen T, Megahed M, Hölzle E, Plewig G: Provocation of porphyria cutanea tarda by KUVA therapy of vitiligo. Acta Derm Venereol (Stockh) 1995;75:232–233.[karger.com]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    For vitiligo : 5 mg is typically taken twice daily.[emedicinehealth.com] […] ml. packed cells) was significantly increased in iron deficiency anemia and significantly depressed in folate deficiency anemia.[bloodjournal.org] Dangers of anaemia and iron deficiency less iron passing from mother to foetus so the newborn has low iron stores increased risk of blood loss during and after delivery, and[southsudanmedicaljournal.com]

  • Hemochromatosis

    Hemochromatosis and Vitiligo. Arch Dermatol. 1964;90(1):34–37. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01600010040010 Download citation file: 2019 New![doi.org] Recent studies have shown an increased concentration of redox-active iron in plasma in patients with increased transferrin saturation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] "Hemochromatosis and Vitiligo". Archives of Dermatology. 90 (1): 34–37. doi : 10.1001/archderm.1964.01600010040010. PMID 14149720.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Skin Lesions, Vitiligo, And Sore Tongue Any change in the B12 content in the body can lead to skin problems like vitiligo, dermatitis, hyperpigmentation, or acne.[curejoy.com] You may also develop anemia due to iron deficiency and you can read my other post about the top signs of iron deficiency and how to increase iron levels in your blood .[healthyandnaturalworld.com] For example, thyroid diseases, Addison's disease and vitiligo (a condition where white patches develop on skin).[patient.info]

  • Anemia due to Vitamin B6 Deficiency

    Clinical Manifestations of Vitamin B 12 Deficiency Cutaneous Hyperpigmentation Vitiligo Gastrointestinal Glossitis Jaundice Hematologic Anemia (macrocytic, megaloblastic)[aafp.org] Serum iron, percentage saturation and ferritin are increased. The total iron-binding capacity of the cells is normal to decreased.[en.wikipedia.org] Pernicious anemia is sometimes associated with other autoimmune diseases such as Graves' disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and vitiligo (depigmentation or blanching of skin[medicinenet.com]

  • Addison's Disease

    Patient with Addison’s disease on a background of vitiligo (face). Figure 2. Patient with Addison’s disease on a background of vitiligo (hands).[bjgp.org] Imaging X-ray or CT Evidence of Calcification in adrenal area Renal TB Pulmonary TB Hyperpigmentation can result from bronchogenic carcinoma, ingestion of heavy metals (eg, iron[merckmanuals.com] These include: Vitiligo The skin condition vitiligo can also appear simultaneously with idiopathic autoimmune Addison's disease.[news-medical.net]

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