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84 Possible Causes for Microcytic Anemia, Nail Abnormality, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • Iron Deficiency

    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] Patients may have pica, an abnormal craving to eat substances (eg, ice, dirt, paint).[merckmanuals.com] This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma.[patient.info]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Difficulty swallowing Weakness Signs and tests You may develop skin and nail abnormalities thatyour doctor can see during an exam.[indiatoday.in] Blood tests demonstrate a hypochromic microcytic anemia that is consistent with an iron-deficiency anemia.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    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] Abstract Iron-refractory iron deficiency anemia (IRIDA) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by congenital hypochromic microcytic anemia, low transferrin saturation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients have hypochromic microcytic anemia refractory to oral iron and are only partially responsive to parenteral iron administration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com] Brittle or rigid fingernails may be a result of abnormal thinness of nails due to insufficient iron supply.[newworldencyclopedia.org] Typical causes of microcytic anemia include: Childhood Iron deficiency anemia, by far the most common cause of anemia in general and of microcytic anemia in particular Thalassemia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hereditary Sideroblastic Anemia

    Iron-deficiency anemia PlummerVinson syndrome Macro-: Identification of a human mitochondrial ABC transporter, the functional orthologue of yeast Atm1p.[pdfoftheworld.us] Hypochromic microcytic anemias include: Iron deficiency anemia: The most common cause of microcytic anemia is an iron deficiency in the blood.[healthline.com] Males affected with sideroblastic anemia had growth retardation, hypochromic microcytic anemia, elevated serum iron, decreased unsaturated iron-binding capacity, increased[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Macrocytic Anemia

    […] 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] RESULTS: In part A, ABG was detected in 37.5% of patients with macrocytic and in 19.5% of those with microcytic anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anything that causes a shortage of DNA precursors will lead to a macrocytic anemia. Compare that to a microcytic anemia.[khanacademy.org]

  • Hereditary Koilonychia

    […] anemia. 7,8 Iron deficiency can result from several causes including malnutrition, gastrointestinal bleeding, genitourinary bleeding, worms, malignancy, celiac disease and Plummer-Vinson[podiatrytoday.com] "Nail Abnormalities: Clues to Systemic Disease." Am Family Physician 69.6 Mar. 15, 2004: 1417-1424. Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/30/2017 Next Article[medicinenet.com] Hypochromic microcytic anemia of crucian carp caused by infection with a trematode, Diplozoon nipponicum .[eurekamag.com]

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org] Deficiencies in iron or lead poisoning can produce a microcytic anemia, while B12 and folate deficiencies produce a megaloblastic anemia and can be distinguished by peripheral[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Abstract During the past six years opportunity has been afforded to study 35 patients 2 exhibiting evidence of hemolytic anemia or jaundice.[annals.org]

  • Achlorhydria

    RACE Plummer-Vinson syndrome has mainly been described in whites. SEX Plummer-Vinson syndrome is more frequently observed in women.[flipper.diff.org] It has been reported a frequent finding in microcytic anemia, 1 , 2 hyperthyroidism 3 and chronic arthritis. 4 For many years dilute hydrochloric acid has been employed in[nejm.org] It has been reported a frequent finding in microcytic anemia, 1, 2 hyperthyroidism 3 and chronic arthritis. 4 For many years dilute hydrochloric acid has been employed in[nejm.org]

  • FLOTCH Syndrome

    […] decarboxylase deficiency, Orthostatic intolerance, Pancytopenia, Pearson's anemia, Penicillin-induced immune hemolytic anemia, Pernicious anemia, Platelet function disorders, Plummer-vinson[wikidoc.org] Evaluation of nail abnormalities. Am Fam Physician. 2012;85:779–87. PubMed Google Scholar 8. Moreno-Coutino G, Toussaint-Caire S, Arenas R.[link.springer.com] Odontomicronychial dysplasia 0 *Ectodermal Dysplasia *Nail Diseases *Tooth Abnormalities.[reference.md]

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