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1,587 Possible Causes for Microcytic Anemia, Palpitations with Skipped Beats, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

  • 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]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    Rare symptoms & signs: -Glossitis or angular cheilitis -Dysphagia due to esophageal web (Plummer-Vinson syndrome) -Koilonychia; "Spoon" fingernails -Pica -soreness of mouth[quizlet.com] Conclusions: CD should be included in the differential diagnosis of microcytic anemia.[doi.org] Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and anemia of chronic disease (ACD) are the most prevalent, both characterized by hypochromic microcytic anemia and low serum iron (SI).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Differentiation from other microcytic anemias Iron deficiency anemia must be differentiated from other microcytic anemias (see table Differential Diagnosis of Microcytic Anemia[merckmanuals.com] This is the Paterson-Brown-Kelly syndrome (or Plummer-Vinson syndrome) and there is an association with oesophageal carcinoma.[patient.info]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats
  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    The authors report the case of a 6 year old with Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blood tests demonstrate a hypochromic microcytic anemia that is consistent with an iron-deficiency anemia.[en.wikipedia.org] Plummer-Vinson syndrome can be treated effectively with iron supplementation and mechanical dilation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats
  • Microcytic Anemia

    Koilonychia- "spoon nails" [koi-loh-nik-ee-uh] What does Plummer-Vinson Syndrome look like in severe iron deficiency anemia?[quizlet.com] 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] Erythrocyte Protoporhyrin Because less haem to bind to protoporhyrin to make Hb Bone marrow biopsy Little or no iron on marrow when deficient Rx Underlying cause Ferrous sulfate Plummer-Vinson[alancam.com]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats
  • Hookworm Infection

    Hookwork disease identification chonic parasitic infection iron deficiency and hypochromic, microcytic anemia, Children w/heavy long term infection may have hypoprteinemia[quizlet.com] Hookworm can cause hypothermia that is severe enough to reduce fever caused by malaria. 25 Other than hypochromic microcytic anemia, the most prominent laboratory finding[nejm.org]

    Missing: Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
  • 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]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Physical signs could indicate presence of an underlying condition such as celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, Plummer-Vinson syndrome, and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome[[doi.org] anemia, chronic blood loss Protect airway and give high-flow oxygenInsert 2 large-bore (14-16G) IV cannulate take blood for FBC, U&E, LFT, clotting, cross-match 4-6 units[slideshare.net] Microcytic red blood cells or iron deficiency anemia suggests chronic bleeding.[doi.org]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats
  • Apathetic Thyrotoxicosis with Thyrotoxic Crisis

    , Plummer-Vinson syndrome, as well as various malignancies. 2, 8, 11, 18 Use of methamphetamine, cocaine, or other nutritional supplements can confuse the clinical picture[aneskey.com] Microcytic anemia and thrombocytopenia occur less often.[webedcafe.com] […] noted above. 8 The differential diagnosis includes generalized infections and sepsis, anxiety, depression, pheochromocytoma, atrial fibrillation/flutter, chronic fatigue syndrome[aneskey.com]

  • 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]

    Missing: Palpitations with Skipped Beats

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