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422 Possible Causes for Macrocytic Anemia

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Macrocytic anemias are generally classified into megaloblastic or nonmegaloblastic anemia.[] Abstract Megaloblastic anemias are a subgroup of macrocytic anemias, in which distinctive morphologic abnormalities occur in red cell precursors in bone marrow, namely megaloblastic[] anemia.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Other diseases include scurvy , resulting from vitamin C deficiency; hypochromic macrocytic anemia, caused by folate deficiency, vitamin B 12 deficiency, or certain chemotherapeutic[]

  • Third Trimester Pregnancy

    Abstract We determined unconjugated and total estriol concentrations in serum during the third trimester in 34 normal gestations. Data were obtained weekly for 13 women for as long as nine weeks; 21 others were studied daily for up to 15 days. No correlation between birth weight and either estriol fraction was[…][]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Macrocytic anemia incidiously appeared in September 1999.[] Abstract An elderly black man was admitted to our institution with macrocytic anemia, dysphagia, and significant weight loss.[] Abstract Pernicious anemia is a macrocytic anemia due to cobalamin deficiency, which is the result of intrinsic factor deficiency.[]

  • Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia

    Abstract This report describes a case of congenital dyserythropoietic anemia (CDA) type I diagnosed in a 22-year-old woman with a two year history of macrocytic anemia.[] Abstract Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia (CDA) type-1 is a rare genetic disorder of ineffective erythropoiesis, which manifests in macrocytic anemia.[] OBJECTIVES: Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia (CDA) type I is a rare autosomal recessive macrocytic anemia whose natural history is not well documented.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Subjects were excluded if there was a known history of iron deficiency anemia (IDA), 14 UC, or macrocytic anemia.[]

  • Myelodysplasia

    Medical Importance The myelodysplastic syndromes are clonal hematopoietic disorders that commonly cause macrocytic anemia in older patients.[] Initial stages of MDS may be characterized by macrocytic anemia with mild thrombocytopenia or neutropenia.[] anemia with increased red cell distribution width (RDW) and low / normal reticulocyte count; variable neutropenia or thrombocytopenia Mean survival : refractory anemia -[]

  • Bone Metastasis

    Metastatic carcinoma involving the hyoid bone has rarely been mentioned in the literature. The most frequent malignant lesion involving the hyoid bone metastasized from the larynx, followed by the vallecula and pyriform sinus. The authors report a unique case of occult prostate cancer that presented with an[…][]

  • Refractory Megaloblastic Anemia

    TOC HEME Approach to Macrocytic /Megaloblastic Anemia By means of morphologic and biochemical criteria, macrocytic anemias can be divided into two groups: The megaloblastic[] Examples include causesof splenomegaly, indications for splenectomy, differential diagnosis of normocytic anemia,macrocytic anemia, hypochromic anemia, thrombocytopenia, bone[] Clinical signs macrocytic normochromic anemia pernicious anemia: also atrophic glossitis, atrophic gastritis, neurologic disorders Histology Peripheral blood: normochromic[]

  • Folic Acid Deficiency

    BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Folic acid deficiency (FAD) may result in macrocytic anemia.[] FOLATE deficiency has been recognized for some time to be the cause of most cases of macrocytic anemia of pregnancy. 1 2 3 The association of megaloblastic anemia with hemorrhage[] Pernicious anemia is a macrocytic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency that is due to a lack of IF secretion by gastric mucosa.[]

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