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130 Possible Causes for Microcytic Anemia, Plummer-Vinson Syndrome, Severe Anemia

  • 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] When severe, anemia may cause shortness of breath, dizziness, and a rapid heart rate. Occasionally, severe anemia causes chest pain and heart failure.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the proportion of children with moderate to severe iron-deficiency anemia who have associated celiac disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome

    According to him, a primary inability to swallow solid food may be followed by a train of secondary symptoms of more or less severityanemia, glossitis, splenomegaly and achlorhydria[jamanetwork.com] 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]

  • Microcytic Anemia

    Further evaluations indicate severe hypochromic microcytic anemia with decreased serum levels of iron, TIBC, and increased serum level of ferritin in this patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Anemia of Chronic Disease

    The main therapy is treatment of the underlying disorder and red cell transfusions in severe anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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

    […] 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] anemia (48.1%) there is also a high prevalence of macrocytic anemia (40%) amongst these cases of severe anemia in pregnancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Whereas males are preferentially affected, females may present with clinically severe anemia.[diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Hypochromic Microcytic Anemia with Iron Overload Type 2

    Severe congenital hypochromic anemia with ringed sideroblasts due to mutations in STEAP3 gene is most likely to be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.[enerca.org] 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]

  • Achlorhydria

    All rights reserved. noun an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice; often associated with severe anemias and cancer of the stomach[wordnik.com] 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]

  • Posthemorrhagic Anaemia of the Newborn

    Abstract Objective: The incidence of fetomaternal hemorrhage that is severe enough to cause neonatal anemia is not known.[nature.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]

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