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L-Ferritin Deficiency

L Ferritin Deficiency


Presentation

  • Part Two - Beyond the Basics: Using and Teaching the Principles of Evidence-Based Nursing expands on Part One, providing concrete examples through the presentation of cases.[books.google.com]
  • ) Serum ferritin Normal, 30–300 ng/mL 12 ng/mL Usually normal 400 ng/mL 30–400 ng/mL Bone marrow RBC:granulocyte ratio (normal, 1:3–1:5) 1:1–1:2 1:1–1:2 1:1–5:1 1:1–1:2 Marrow iron Absent Present Present Ringed sideroblasts Absent Absent Present Absent[merckmanuals.com]
  • There are also a number of rare hereditary conditions causing defects in DNA synthesis that can result in megaloblastic anaemia. 3 These usually present in infancy.[bpac.org.nz]
  • "Serum ferritin: Past, present and future". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1800 (8): 760–9. doi : 10.1016/j.bbagen.2010.03.011. PMC 2893236. PMID 20304033. a b c Theil, Elizabeth C. (2012). "Ferritin protein nanocages—the story".[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The aceruloplasminemia presents with iron overload in various organs including the liver and brain.[highferritin.imppc.org]
Epilepsy
  • L-Ferritin Deficiency Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM: 58 Skin Nails Hair Hair: hair loss, progressive (homozygous patient) Hematology: normal hematologic parameters (both patients) Neurologic Central Nervous System: idiopathic generalized epilepsy[malacards.org]
  • […] crushing down on me, my son searched google and read about possible ways to get cured. and he saw a post in a health forum about a herbal spell doctor called DR OSEWE who cure all kind of deadly diseases including HIV AIDS, HERPES TYPE 1 AND 2, MND, Epilepsy[irondisorders.org]
Cough
  • Symptoms of internal body tremors, low energy, heart palpitations and now in the last 2 months discomfort in the chest kind of a heaviness and a cough. I have considered myself health in that way of diet and exercise.[irondisorders.org]
Mononeuropathy
  • […] a Sleep 806 Approach to the Patient With Visual 815 Approach to the Patient With Suspected Infection 823 Demyelinating Diseases 832 Chronic Dementing Conditions 835 Central Nervous System Poisoning 841 Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous System 847 Mononeuropathies[books.google.com]

Workup

  • […] than the lower limit of the reference range for age Age Lower limit of normal range Hb (g/L) 2 months 90 2 – 6 months 95 6 – 24 months 105 2 – 11 years 115 12 years female – 120 male - 130 Assessment History Ethnic background can be helpful in guiding workup[rch.org.au]
  • […] distribution [ edit ] In vertebrates, ferritin is usually found within cells, although it is also present in smaller quantities in the plasma. [24] Diagnostic uses [ edit ] Serum ferritin levels are measured in medical laboratories as part of the iron studies workup[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Here is the workup and treatments that have been done so far, as well the blood work numbers where I am deficient or high: Workup: I was sent to see a gastroenterologist, who performed an endoscopy, a colonoscopy, and to be extra thorough a capsule endoscopy[irondisorders.org]

Treatment

  • Extensive coverage on obstructive sleep apnea, diagnosis and treatment; evaluation and management of sleepy children; evaluation and management of circadian rhythm abnormalities; and pharmacology.[books.google.com]
  • Alternatively, treatment of diabetes. See table of normal waist circumference. See treatment and recommendations Alcoholic hepatitis : Inflammation of the liver due to excessive intake of alcohol.[highferritin.imppc.org]
  • Once levels return to normal, treatment should be continued for a further three months to replenish iron stores. 14 Ferritin levels should be checked four to six weeks after completing treatment to confirm that iron stores have been replaced.[bpac.org.nz]
  • Why You Should Test First: Too Much Iron Is Dangerous Other studies have also shown that low ferritin treatment or treatment of iron deficiency with either supplementation or a high iron diet results in improved mental health, increased energy, and decreased[universityhealthnews.com]
  • Intravenous versus oral iron supplementation for the treatment of anemia in CKD: systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008;52(5):897-906.[www2.gov.bc.ca]

Prognosis

  • Treatment options vary and are dependent upon the age of the patient, the degree of disease progression, the number of cell types that are affected, and the presence of haemorrhage or infection. 29 People with myelodysplastic syndromes often have a poor prognosis[bpac.org.nz]

Etiology

  • Pathophysiology reference Etiology Because iron is poorly absorbed, dietary iron barely meets the daily requirement for most people.[merckmanuals.com]
  • However, oral iron therapy is usually the first-line therapy for patients with IDA. 34 As noted in the etiology section, iron absorption varies widely based on type of diet and other factors.[aafp.org]
  • (ACD) Investigation Results In IDA ACD ACD IDA Serum Ferritin or normal Serum Iron Iron Binding Capacity or low normal Transferrin Saturation / Fraction Saturation or normal TOP Management: Care Objectives Determine the Cause of Iron Deficiency The etiology[www2.gov.bc.ca]

Epidemiology

  • Infections in Compromised Hosts 593 Clinical Considerations 601 Approach to Patients With Systemic Infection 612 Epidemiology and Infection Control 621 PULIMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE 629 Respiratory Therapy Techniques and Mechanical 636 Management of Acute[books.google.com]
  • Epidemiology of preterm birth and neonatal outcome . Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2004; 9 : 429–435. 17. Lawrence G , Dinh I , Taylor L . The centre for health record linkage: a new resource for health services research and evaluation .[nature.com]
  • Beaton GH (1974) Epidemiology of iron deficiency. In: Jacobs A, Worwood M (eds) Iron in biochemistry and medicine. Academic, London, pp 477–528 Google Scholar 3. Bothwell TH, Charlton RW, Cook JD, Finch CA (1979) Iron metabolism in man.[link.springer.com]
  • Epidemiology Anaemia in pregnancy is a common problem. In the UK, prevalence is estimated to be 24.4% antenatally. [ 3 ] Nearly a third of women are anaemic postpartum.[patient.info]
  • […] patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency (both with and without anaemia) treated with intravenous (IV) iron carboxymaltose experienced improvements in symptoms, functional capacity and quality of life, independent of Hb concentrations. 10 Epidemiology[mja.com.au]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Our results demonstrate for the first time the pathophysiological consequences of L-ferritin deficiency in a human and help to define the concept for a new disease entity hallmarked by idiopathic generalized seizure and atypical RLS", author "Anna Cozzi[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com]
  • Our results demonstrate for the first time the pathophysiological consequences of L-ferritin deficiency in a human and help to define the concept for a new disease entity hallmarked by idiopathic generalized seizure and atypical RLS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Pathophysiology Iron is distributed in active metabolic and storage pools.[merckmanuals.com]
  • Because IDA has physiologic and pathophysiologic causes, a cause for IDA must be established or serious disease may be overlooked.[aafp.org]

Prevention

  • Diagnostic Code: 280 (Iron Deficiency Anemias) Prevention and Risk Factors Encourage all individuals to consume a diet with sufficient iron to prevent iron deficiency.[www2.gov.bc.ca]
  • CDC Recommendations to prevent and control iron deficiency in the United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Recomm Rep 1998;47:1-29. 2. Kumpf VJ. Parenteral iron supplementation. Nutr Clin Pract 1996;11:139-46. 3.[drnibber.com]
  • Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for iron deficiency anemia – including iron prophylaxis. In: Guide to Clinical Preventive Services. 2nd ed. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins, 1996:231–46. 16.[aafp.org]
  • The key to prevention of iron deficiency anemia that's not due to disease or blood loss is proper nutrition.[medbroadcast.com]
  • Ferritin is stored iron, so first and foremost good levels are important in the prevention of anaemia. Correct ferritin levels also maximize your hair’s ‘anagen’ or ‘growing’ phase and encourage your hairs to grow to their full length.[philipkingsley.co.uk]

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