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2,734 Possible Causes for Microcytic Anemia, Pharyngeal Hemorrhage, Varicose Veins

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

    Comparison with the etiology of haemorrhoids and ordinary varicose veins. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 1904: 346-349.[whonamedit.com] Hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia (HHT) CBC, specifically to look for the presence of a microcytic anemia secondary to blood loss (epistaxis or occult GI bleeding) Ferritin[clinicaladvisor.com] This is the same procedure used to treat varicose veins and similar disorders.It may be possible to embolize vascular lesions through interventional radiology; this requires[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    UGIB secondary to gastric submucosal collateral arteries should be considered in patients with endoscopic appearance of varicose veins in the absence of portal hypertension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Sexual Abuse, Child Shoulder Instability Sinusitis Sleep Apnea Splenomegaly Streptococcal Pharyngitis Stroke Stroke, Hemorrhagic Temporal[jamaevidence.mhmedical.com] Expect normocytic erythrocytes in acute upper GI bleeding; microcytic erythrocytes are suggestive of iron-deficiency anemia with chronic blood loss.[journals.lww.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    veins in the gastrointestinal tract), infections such as diverticulitis, or tumors in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, or colon Blood loss from chronic nosebleeds Blood[hematology.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]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Anemia

    Several diseases of the esophagus may produce chronic or acute bleeding: varicose veins, diverticula, diaphragmatic hernia, tumors, ulcers, esophagitis and Mallory-Weiss syndrome[dx.doi.org] The anemia is then categorized as microcytic, macrocytic or normocytic, with or without reticulocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The marrow does not respond appropriately to microcytic anemia, leading to decreased production of RBCs.[emedicine.com]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Upper digestive endoscopy (UDE) revealed level I/II (Baveno) oesophageal varicose veins with no signs of haemorrhage and portal hypertensive gastropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic varicosities of the veins can also cause venous stasis. Patient Care.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The insufficiency is due to deep vein thrombosis and failure of the one-way valves that act during muscle contraction to prevent the backflow of blood.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Esophageal varices, or varicose veins, are usually the result of underlying chronic liver disease like cirrhosis and these can often bleed very briskly.[wakegastro.com] 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] People with cirrhosis of the liver may develop varicose veins (enlarged blood vessels or varices) in the gullet. Bleeding varices can be life‐threatening.[doi.org]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Liver Cirrhosis

    This causes the veins to enlarge, forming "varices" ( varicose veins ). These varices can tear and bleed, and this bleeding can be life threatening.[emedicinehealth.com] (low hematocrit, hemoglobin and microcytic anemia), High polynuclear leukocytes, and thrombocytes (on a Complete Blood Count of the White Blood Cells [WBC's]), and many other[autoinflammatory.org] This allows for better visualization of the esophagus or stomach mucosa, and continuation of the ligation of varicose veins.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Iron Deficiency

    veins in the gastrointestinal tract), infections such as diverticulitis, or tumors in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, or colon Blood loss from chronic nosebleeds Blood[hematology.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] Video transcript - [Voiceover] Iron deficiency anemia is anemia due to a deficiency in iron, and this is a type of microcytic anemia, but that's something you already know[khanacademy.org]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

    No significant inguinal lymphadenopathy or varicose veins were detected. Splenomegaly was present, 3cm below left costal margin.[ijdvl.com] anemia of varying degree. [3] Uraninite is a radioactive, uranium-rich mineral and ore with a chemical composition that is largely UO2, but also contains UO3 and oxides of[interhomeopathy.org] MCHC, MCV and RDW aren’t elevated in all anemias…they are different in different anemias.[pathologystudent.com]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage
  • Thalassemia Minor

    There was no history of trauma, pedal edema, varicose veins, calf pain, or a history suggestive of collagen vascular disease.[jpgmonline.com] Abstract Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and thalassemia minor are two of the most common causes of microcytic anemias worldwide.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A laboratory evaluation revealed a hypochromic microcytic anemia (Hemoglobin 9.8; Hematocrit 28.7; MCV 60; MCH 20.6; Reticulocyte 4.3; Platelets 375; Iron 74 (49-179); TIBC[healio.com]

    Missing: Pharyngeal Hemorrhage

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