58-year-old endures six-week health decline before 'severe' B12 deficiency detected
Failure to maintain healthy B12 levels can pave the way for life-threatening complications like pancytopenia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Man, 19, diagnosed with pancytopenia due to lack of vitamin B12 - caused by meat-free diet
A patient suffered from a fever, fatigue and muscle aches and pains for a week prior to his diagnosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A Late-Preterm Infant with Ichthyosis, Pancytopenia, and Recurrent Sepsis
(Source: NeoReviews recent issues)
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - December 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news
What should we be feeding our cats? – podcast
In mid-June this year, some brands of cat food were recalled as a precaution after a sudden increase in cases of feline pancytopenia, a rare blood disease that can be fatal. Shivani Dave speaks to Daniella Dos Santos, a practicing small animal and exotic pet vet and the senior vice-president of the British Veterinary Association, to understand what the food recall means for cat owners, and to find out how best to feed our feline friendsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Shivani Dave and produced by Hannah Fisher Tags: Science Animals Veterinary medicine Pets Source Type: news
How Does Gaucher Disease Present?
Discussion Gaucher disease (GD) was first described by Philippe Gaucher in 1882. It was the first lysosomal storage disease (LSD) described and is the comparison prototype for many variations and their treatment. There are about 50 LSD and more well-known ones include Fabry, Niemann-Pick and Pompe diseases. LSDs currently have more than 300 different enzymes or membrane proteins affected which cause central nervous system and visceral disease. Overall the frequency of LSDs in aggregate is 1:3000 – 7000 live births. GD has an estimated prevalence of 1:57,000 – 111,000. It is higher within the Ashkenazi Jewish po...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 9, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What you should know about pancytopenia?
A look at pancytopenia, a condition that happens with low blood counts. Learn more about the condition including detail on diagnosis and complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news
What Are Common Causes of Congenital Aplastic Anemia?
Discussion Aplastic anemia are disorders where there is inadequate production of erythrocytes, granulocytes and platelets caused by decreased bone marrow production leading to a peripheral blood pancytopenia. Most often it is acquired because of exposures to infections (especially viruses such as Epstein-Barr virus, rubella, herpes, etc.), drugs (e.g. chloramphenicol, chemotherapeutic agents, etc.), toxins or radiation. Learning Point The most common congenital bone marrow failure syndromes causing pancytopenia are (in this order) Fanconi anemia, Diamond-Blackfan anemia, and Shwachman-Diamond anemia. Most have a variety of...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 17, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Case report: use of ECMO in colchicine poisoning
Colchicum autumnale (Autumn crocus) 3.5 out of 5 stars Extracorporeal life support in the treatment of colchicine poisoning. Boisramé-Helms J et al. Clin Toxicol 2015;53:827-829. Abstract Colchicine toxicity occurs roughly in 3 phases. During the initial 24 hours, severe gastrointestinal symptoms — nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea — can cause hypotension and shock if fluid losses are not adequately replaced. During the second phase, severe toxicity can manifest with pancytopenia, sepsis, rhabdomyolysis, and renal failure. In addition, within days after ingestion, patients can develop cardiogenic shock and sudden cardia...
Source: The Poison Review - September 11, 2015 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical autumn crocus colchicine poisoning colchicum autumnale ECLS ECMO extracorporeal life support extracorporeal membrane oxygenation Source Type: news
What Is Pancytopenia and What Causes It?
What is pancytopenia? Lung Cancer. (Source: About.com Lung Cancer)
Source: About.com Lung Cancer - May 13, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news
An elderly man with fatal respiratory failure after eating a poisonous mushroom Podostroma cornu-damae - Jang J, Kim CH, Yoo JJ, Kim MK, Lee JE, Lim AL, Choi JH, Hyun IG, Shim JW, Shin HS, Han J, Seok SJ.
A 73-year-old, previously healthy man presented with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth and febrile sensation 3 hours after eating boiled wild mushrooms. After admission, he showed progressive severe respiratory distress, pancytopenia, azotemia, hypoten... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news