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48 Possible Causes for Malnutrition, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    , and investigate the cause of malnutrition including neglect.[] This case presentation serves as a reminder about the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency and malnutrition in elderly individuals in our community.[] Abstract In developing countries like India, nutritional deficiencies are prevalent and hyperpigmentation due to protein energy malnutrition, zinc deficiency and pellagra[]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Following anemia and malnutrition treatment, tests were repeated.[] […] high red blood cell distribution width, reflecting an increased variability in the size of red blood cells.A low mean corpuscular volume also appears during the course of[] Rarer possible causes for an iron deficiency anemia are disruption of the resorption or malnutrition.[]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    Malnutrition occurs due to having a diet low in vitamins and having overcooked foods.[] Eating a diet low in vitamins or overcooking foods can contribute to malnutrition. Heavy bleeding can also lead to anemia.[] If the cause is malnutrition, your doctor advices you to make dietary changes to increase the intake of folic acid.[]

  • Iron Deficiency

    However, there is limited information on the diagnosis of and therapy for ID in HF in SSA, where infections and malnutrition are more likely to influence the situation.[] Average size of RBCs (MCV) — may be decreased Average amount of Hb in RBCs (MCH) — may be decreased Increased variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width (RDW[] […] iron deficiency anemia. [ 5 ] Causes of Low Iron Levels There is a wide range of factors that influence your iron status, but in the developed world, the top causes are malnutrition[]

  • Chronic Liver Disease

    Malnutrition itself is a negative prognostic indicator of survival.[] Study the association malnutrition/CLD severity and malnutrition/outcome. METHODS:: Observational, prospective study.[] Malnutrition requires aggressive and appropriate management to correct nutritional deficiencies.[]

  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    The condition is seen globally but most common in people with restricted diets and in presence of malnutrition.[] […] variation in the size of RBCs (red cell distribution width, RDW) A blood smear may reveal RBCs that are smaller and paler than normal as well as RBCs that vary in size (anisocytosis[] […] observed in females during pregnancy due to folate deficiency Megaloblastic Anemia can be seen in any part of the world; however, it is more common in countries (regions) where malnutrition[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia

    red blood cell distribution width (RDW).[] […] anemia Surgical removal of the stomach Chronic inflammation of the pancreas Intestinal parasites, certain medications Some genetic disorders Decreased intake Vegan diet Malnutrition[] Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Vit B12 Deficiency Loss of appetite, weight loss, malnutrition, anorexia.[]

  • Thalassemia

    […] nutrients and can cause malnutrition Bronze skin Cutaneous iron deposition damages the skin and enhances melanin production by the melanocytes.[] blood cell distribution width High Normal; occasionally high Normal Ferritin Low Normal Normal Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) 13 13 13 Hb electrophoresis[] Nutritional deficiencies 93·6% 95·7% 91·0% 98·9% Protein-energy malnutrition 92·6% 95·7% 91·0% 98·9% Iodine deficiency 37·8% 22·3% 2·7% 45·2% Vitamin A deficiency 20·8% 5·[]

  • Myelodysplasia

    The pancreatic dysfunction causes malabsorption, malnutrition and growth failure.[] Primary pyridoxine deficiency, usually secondary to malnutrition, occasionally causes sideroblastic anemia.[] Reduction of erythroid progenitors in protein-energy malnutrition. Br J Nutr. 2007;97:307-14. Boschetti, C, Fermo E, Bianchi P, Vercellati C, Barraco F, Zanella A.[]

  • Sickle Cell Disease

    BACKGROUND: Sickle-cell disease increases the risk of malnutrition.[] Coexisting conditions such as malnutrition and malaria may affect the feasibility, safety, and benefits of hydroxyurea in low-resource settings.[] Coexisting conditions such as malaria, other infectious diseases that are endemic to the area, and malnutrition may increase the incidence of toxic effects and limit treatment[]

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