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4,570 Possible Causes for Megaloblastic Anemia, Pallor, Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy

  • Tropical Sprue

    Malabsorption of folate and vitamin B 12 deficiency result in megaloblastic anemia.[merck.com] Malabsorption - deficiency of the following may occur: Iron, folate and vitamin B12 - are the most common, and there may be signs such as, pallor or glossitis.[patient.info] Furthermore, EME identified patchy areas of partial villous atrophy in 16 patients (5 CD and 11 TS) in whom standard endoscopy was normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    The wide spectrum and unresolved issues of megaloblastic anemia. Semin Hematol. 1999;36:3-18. FROM THE INTERNET Schick P. Davis TH. Megaloblastic Anemia.[rarediseases.org] Pallor has poor sensitivity for predicting mild anemia, but correlates well with severe anemia. 11 – 13 One study showed that physical examination findings of pallor of the[aafp.org] Finally, a number of causes have been identified for normocytic anemia without reticulocytosis, including normocytic megaloblastic anemia and the acquired immunodeficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Gastritis

    (pernicious) anemia, autoimmune disorders, and chronic bile reflux.[ariahealth.org] Pallor, sweating, and rapid (or "racing") heart beat.[web.archive.org] Pallor, sweating, and rapid (or "racing") heartbeat.[emedicinehealth.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Megaloblastic Anaemia in Pregnancy

    How can Megaloblastic Anemia be Prevented?[dovemed.com] […] most common medical disorder of pregnancy 15-60% fatigue, weakness, malaise, pallor, dyspnea, anorexia and/or pica, edema, more susceptible to infection, may be asymptomatic[quizlet.com] Symptoms may include: Fatigue Weakness Headache Pallor Sore mouth and tongue The goal is to identify and treat the cause of the folate deficiency.[medlineplus.gov]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    Anemias in which the MCV is elevated include megaloblastic anemia and a few other types of anemias including alcohol-related anemia.[pathologystudent.com] Pallor (100%), icterus (67%), undocumented fever (28%), splenomegaly (96%) and hepatomegaly (73%) were the most frequent findings. Cholelithiasis was observed in 26%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Incidentally, the parents provided a history of repeated episodes of pallor and jaundice since she was two and half years old.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    Not all patients with megaloblastic anemia are symptomatic.[symptoma.com] General examination showed severe pallor. On systemic examination, no abnormality was detected, confirmed by ultrasonography abdomen.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inclusion criteria for the study were; age 9 to 36 months, refusal of food except for breast and cow milk, loss of appetite, developmental delay, significant pallor, and hypersegmentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Folic Acid Deficiency

    Abstract Cell-mediated immunity has been studied in patients with 1) megaloblastic anemia of folic acid deficiency, 2)megaloblastic anemia of pregnancy, or 3) iron-deficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] have a folic acid deficiency may show signs of chronic fatigue, dyspnea, heart palpitations, weakness, glossitis, nausea, low body weight, headache, fainting, irritability, pallor[livestrong.com] Please note that, at the exact time of the first diagnosis, when the ophthalmological assessment revealed a diffuse pallor of the optic nerve head, we did not have access[iovs.arvojournals.org]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    These data suggest that folate deficiency was the cause of the megaloblastic anemia observed in these patients.[annals.org] […] provider right away if any of these occur: Your child refuses to eat or has trouble eating You child has a stomachache, diarrhea, or bloating Symptoms continue or get worse Pallor[fairview.org] For more information see: Folic acid and birth defect prevention Symptoms Fatigue Headache Pallor Sore mouth and tongue Exams and Tests The doctor or nurse will perform a[lutheranhealthcare.org]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Pernicious Anemia

    In rare cases, megaloblastic anemia is the result of inherited problems: Thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome (TRMA) is a rare inherited megaloblastic anemia[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] Abstract Pernicious anemia (PA) is an entity initially described in 1849 as a condition that consisted of pallor, weakness, and progressive health decline.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, I show that her physical ailments spanned 30 years and included sore mouth, pallor, paresthesias, the Lhermitte symptom, fever, headaches, fatigue, resting tachycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy
  • Short Bowel Syndrome

    anemia, diarrhea, electrolyte imbalances, oxalates–derived from bile salt detergents that pass into the circulation, which may crystallize in renal tubules, causing renal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Diarrhea Poor weight gain or weight loss Bloating Poor appetite Increased gas, foul smelling stools Fatigue, pallor Vomiting What are the complications of intestinal failure[gikids.org] Physical clues to the presence of iron deficiency include pallor, spooned nails, and glossitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Patchy Areas of Villous Atrophy

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