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15 Possible Causes for Microcytic Anemia, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome, Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Increased

  • Iron Deficiency

    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[labtestsonline.org.au] 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]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] 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[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    […] decreased Normal to increased Red blood cell distribution width measures the variation in red blood cell size and is often increased in persons with iron deficiency, but[aafp.org] 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]

  • Hereditary Sideroblastic Anemia

    More commonly, female carriers of the disease have an increased red blood cell distribution width and sometimes erythrocyte dimorphism ({18:Fleming, 2002}).[diseaseinfosearch.org] 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]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    The hemoglobin levels range from 7.0 to 11.0 g/dL, and the red blood cells (RBCs) vary little with a normal or slightly increased red cell distribution width (RDW), mean corpuscular[clinicaladvisor.com] 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]

  • Macrocytic Anemia

    […] 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[labtestsonline.org] […] 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]

  • Leukoerythroblastic Anemia

    Reflected in increased RDW (Red cell Distribution Width) b. Band cell: the stage of neutrophil maturation immediately before full maturity.[kerrybrandis.com] : hematology, myeloid hematologic disease (primarily D50-D77, 280-289 ) RBCs / hemoglobinopathy Polycythemia - Macrocytosis - Anemia Nutritional Iron deficiency anemia ( Plummer-Vinson[wikidoc.org] Nephropathy 2 hemolytic anemia hypochromic anemia Leukemoid Reaction macrocytic anemia Malarial Anemia microcytic anemia multiple myeloma myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative[rgd.mcw.edu]

  • Hypochromic Microcytic Anemia with Iron Overload Type 2

    Laboratory studies show an increased red cell distribution width (RDW).[basicmedicalkey.com] If severe enough, can present with Plummer-Vinson syndrome: microcytic anemia, esophageal webs, and dysphagia.[nextgencombatmedic.com] Causes of Microcytic Anemia Is It Anemia? Is It Microcytic?[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • Posthemorrhagic Anaemia of the Newborn

    Flow cytometry can identify cells by size (fetal red cells are larger than maternal cells).[ 51 ] This phenomenon is also responsible for the increased red cell distribution[thieme-connect.com] Plummer-Vinson syndrome Sideropenic dysphagia 280.9 Iron deficiency anemia, unspecified Anemia: achlorhydric chlorotic idiopathic hypochromic iron [Fe] deficiency NOS 281[theodora.com] Reticulocyte counts can also help identify the underlying cause of microcytic anemia.[captodayonline.com]

  • Atrophic Glossitis

    Red cell distribution width (RDW) will be increased (this is the earliest sign given the transition from normal to microcytic RBC production).[stepwards.com] This is seen in Plummer-Vinson syndrome.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] vinson syndrome also 7 Reply[dailyrounds.org]

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