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Diseases » Microcytic Anemia » Glossary
 

Glossary for Microcytic Anemia

  • 3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type V: A rare genetic disorder where the body's cells are unable to make sufficient energy resulting in an accumulation in the body of 3-methylglutaconic acid.
  • Ancylostoma duodenale: An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans - usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia if there is a large number of worms.
  • Angiofollicular lymph hyperplasia: A rare disorder of the lymph system characterized by the development of benign tumors in lymph tissue anywhere in the body.
  • Blood conditions: Conditions that affect the blood
  • Brittle nails: thinning of the nail plate
  • Chemical poisoning -- Aluminum: Aluminum is a chemical used mainly for metallurgical purposes and can be found in packaging, electrical parts, vehicles, cooking utensils, construction materials and building components. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Chronic zinc toxicity: Chronic ingestion of zinc can cause symptoms.
  • Hemoglobin C homozygous (CC): A rare genetic blood disorder which tends to only cause mild hemolytic anemia.
  • Kenny-Caffey Syndrome: A very rare inherited skeletal disorder involving thickening of the long bones of the body and head abnormalities.
  • Kenny-Caffey syndrome, Type 1: A very rare inherited skeletal disorder involving thickening of the long bones of the body and head abnormalities. Type 1 is inherited in a recessive manner and is caused by a genetic defect located at chromosome 1q42-q43.
  • Kenny-Caffey syndrome, Type 2: A very rare inherited skeletal disorder involving thickening of the long bones of the body and head abnormalities.
  • Lip symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lips.
  • Poor appetite: Loss or reduction in appetite for food
  • Sore mouth: The occurrence of a painful mouth

 

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