In this blog i will explore how one of these advanced clinical parameters, the reticulocyte hemoglobin content, can provide physicians with information that can assist them with earlier detection, differential diagnosis and better management of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia. Order descriptioncase study # 88 iron deficiency anemia start out with a brief description of your case (a maximum 9 sentences) everyone has the text book, so do not just repeat information. Case #2 an 83 year old male patient is followed in your clinic for iron deficiency anemia last year, he underwent an extensive gi evaluation with egd. Case discussion- the most likely diagnosis is iron deficiency anemia generalized weakness, exercise intolerance, dyspnea, palpitations, history of blood loss during menstruation, tachycardia and low hb, all are suggestive of iron deficiency anemia iron deficiency is the most prevalent single deficiency state on a worldwide basis.
Iron deficiency anemia in the mother is associated with early delivery and low birth weight5,6 however, if iron deficiency anemia is left untreated for long enough it can lead to serious complications that could eventually lead to cardiac failure in the. A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of ferric citrate for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and reduction of serum phosphate in patients with ckd stages 3-5 american journal of kidney diseases 2015 may 3165(5):728-36. The most probable type of anemia that ms is likely to be suffering from is the iron deficiency anemia this form of anemia is associated with lack of iron vitamins b12 as well as foliate as a result, the levels of red blood cells (rbcs) in the body tend to be low.
In a meta-analysis of indices for discriminating between iron deficiency anemia and thalassemia trait in subjects with microcytic red blood cells (rbcs), the ratio of microcytic to hypochromic rbcs (m/h ratio) showed the best performance. Iron deficiency anemia are still relatively common in toddlers,adolescent girls,and women of childbearing age ps this disorder is not genetic prevalence about disease anemia is a blood disorder that is caused by low levels of healthy rbc's or low levels of hemoglobin blood cell volume may. Fewer iron supplements during pregnancy work just as well for preventing anemia, study suggests sciencedaily (july 10, 2012) — taking iron supplements one to three times a week instead of every day is just as effective at preventing anemia in pregnant women, according to the findings of a new cochrane systematic review.
A case study of patient with anemia name course date introduction anemia is an abnormality in the body of a person it arises from a complication of a disease it is therefore not a disease it has different ki. Microcytic and normocytic anemia alpha-thalassemia is a gene deletion related to the production of the alpha-hb protein. The primary diagnosis of the patient (mg) outlined in this case study was vitamin b12 deficiency, a condition that is more widespread in the population than has been previously assumed b12 is involved in the proliferation, maturation, and regeneration of neural cells. The various several anemic types include sickle cell, iron deficiency, thalassemia and pernicious anemia among others anemia can be a developed or inherited condition getting back on the case study, the victim, ms.
In a randomized study in 90 hospitalized patients 80 years of age who had iron deficiency anemia, daily doses of 15, 50, or 150 mg of elemental iron for two months were equally effective in raising hemoglobin and ferritin concentrations, while adverse side effects were significantly less common at the lower iron doses. Thursday 11/10/2005 8:30 am- 10:30 am a 35 year old woman is seen for easy fatigue for many months she is now 24 weeks pregnant with her 3rd child in 3 years. Iron studies in ferritin values, along with rdw suggest iron deficiency anemia in anemia of chronic disorder, fe utilization is poor, red cell survival is shorter this anemia is mediated through various cytokines, especially tnf, il-1.
Order a hemoglobin electrophoresis if hemoglobin h is not found start on fe while fe studies are pending, and recheck cbc in 2 months if iron deficiency anemia was present 3 a newborn laotian boy is noted to have hemoglobin e on his newborn screen. Screen the child for iron-deficiency anemia if risk factors are present (eg, diet low in iron- rich foods, limited access to food because of poverty or neglect) screen the child for lead exposure. Iron deficiency anemia is the most widespread and prevalent type of anemia worldwide b iron deficiency anemia epidemiology the world health organization (who) and center for disease control (cdc) reported that anemia affects about one-quarter of the world's population, 248% which estimates to about 162 billion people.