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Research & Reviews  219 results

Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1: Clinical manifestations, pathogenetic feature...
Autoimmunity Reviews; Bjørklund G, Pivin M et. al.

Jun 12th, 2022 - Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 (APS-1) is an autosomal recessive hereditary pathology that develops with endocrine and non-endocrine manifestations in childhood. The classic triad of APS-1 includes chronic candidiasis of the skin and muc...

Pernicious Anemia

May 16th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The term “pernicious anemia” is an anachronism—it dates from the era when treatment had not yet been discovered, and the disease was fatal—but it remains in use to refer to an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastric mucosa...

Pernicious Anemia

May 16th, 2022 - Practice Essentials The term “pernicious anemia” is an anachronism—it dates from the era when treatment had not yet been discovered, and the disease was fatal—but it remains in use to refer to an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastric mucosa...

Pernicious Anemia Medication

May 16th, 2022 - Medication Summary Vitamin B12 is available for therapeutic use parenterally as either cyanocobalamin or hydroxocobalamin. [26] Both are equally useful in the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency, and they are nontoxic (except for rare allergic rea...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Pyloric or Pseudopyloric Metaplasia of the Corpus Mucosa in Autoimmune Gastritis

Feb 14th, 2022 - Autoimmune gastritis is not an uncommon disease among northern European ancestry, but its prevalence rates are unclear in other populations, including Taiwanese. A study showed that near 2% of persons more than 60 years old have undiagnosed pernic...

Megadose of Hydroxocobalamin for the Treatment of Pernicious Anemia

Mar 8th, 2021 - The investigators will administrate a single intramuscular dose of hydroxocobalamin 10,000mcg, Thiamin 100mg, Pyridoxine 50mg. To assess response to treatment, a complete blood count (CBC) will be performed weekly during the first month of treatme...

Combined Therapy With Narrow-Band Ultraviolet B Phototherapy and Apremilast for the Treatment of Vitiligo

Aug 28th, 2019 - Vitiligo is a common acquired disorder of pigmentation affecting 0.5% to 1% of the world population. Sharply demarcated patches of depigmentation, which can affect all ethnicities, and can lead to cosmetic disfiguration and psychosocial distress, ...

Screening for Gastric Cancer in High-risk Population

Apr 11th, 2018 - High Risk Population First degree relatives of patients with gastric cancer have a 1.5-fold to 3-fold increased risk of developing gastric cancer themselves (Brenner H et al, Cancer 2000;88:274-9). In relatives of gastric cancer patients who are a...

Oral Vitamin B12 Administration for Vitamin B12 Deficiency After Total Gastrectomy

Jul 19th, 2012 - Vitamin B 12 is important for hexane synthesis. Its deficiency causes pernicious anemia and abnormal functioning neurons. It is not synthesized intrinsically, and extrinsic supplement is vital. Vitamin B 12 is known to be abundant in meat and dair...

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News  30 results

Clinical Presentation of Subacute Combined Degeneration in a Patient With Chronic B12 Deficiency
Nathan Kostick, Evan Chen et. al.

Mar 21st, 2022 - Subacute combined degeneration (SCD) is an acquired neurologic complication of vitamin B12 (cobalamin) or, rarely, vitamin B9 (folate) deficiency. SCD is characterized by progressive demyelination of the dorsal and lateral spinal cord, resulting i.

Treating Vitamin B12 Deficiency: What Formulation Is Best?

Mar 9th, 2020 - Oral B12: A Cheap, Effective Choice The Schilling test measures cobalamin absorption by assessing increased urine radioactivity after an oral dose of radioactive cobalamin. It is not readily available in most countries , however, so a measure of s...

Persistent Pruritic Papules on the Buttocks
Emily Ileen Patton, DO, Jared E. Roberts, MD et. al.

Dec 12th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Dermatitis Herpetiformis Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as Duhring disease, is a rare autoimmune disease. It is the cutaneous manifestation of gluten sensitivity with antibodies targeting epidermal transglutaminase.

Hyperthyroid? She sure doesn’t look like it
Douglas S. Paauw, MD

Jul 1st, 2019 - A 50-year-old woman returns for routine follow-up. She has a 15-year history of hypothyroidism, pernicious anemia, and celiac disease.

Dehydration in terminal illness: Which path forward?
MDedge Family Medicine; Kanwarjeet Brar, MD, Hema Madhuri Mekala, MD et. al.

Oct 1st, 2018 - CASE 1 A 94-year-old white woman, who had been in excellent health (other than pernicious anemia, treated with monthly cyanocobalamin injections), suddenly developed gastrointestinal distress 2 weeks earlier. A work-up performed by her physician r.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →