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Research & Reviews  170 results

Pernicious Anemia
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/204930-overview

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
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/204930-overview

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 Differential Diagnoses
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/204930-differential

May 16th, 2022 - Diagnostic Considerations By definition, pernicious anemia refers specifically to vitamin B12 deficiency resulting from a lack of production of intrinsic factor (IF) in the stomach. However, vitamin B12 absorption is a complex process, and other c...

Vitiligo Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1068962-workup

May 12th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Although the diagnosis of vitiligo generally is made on the basis of clinical findings, biopsy is occasionally helpful for differentiating vitiligo from other hypopigmentary disorders. Because of the association with other autoi...

Case Report: COVID Associated Pancytopenia Unmasking Previously Undiagnosed Pernicious ...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-1194
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Barranco-Trabi JJ, Minns R et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-associated pancytopenia is a known but rare complication of COVID-19 syndrome that is not well described in literature. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 has shown the pote...

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Drugs  86 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Pyloric or Pseudopyloric Metaplasia of the Corpus Mucosa in Autoimmune Gastritis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05238181

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03372447

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...

Screening for Gastric Cancer in High-risk Population
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00815113

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...

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News  25 results

Treating Vitamin B12 Deficiency: What Formulation Is Best?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/926301_2

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
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/214187/autoimmune-diseases/persistent-pruritic-papules-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.

Dehydration in terminal illness: Which path forward?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/176071/hospice-palliative-medicine/dehydration-terminal-illness-which-path
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.

A 64-Year-Old Man With Throat Swelling
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/900203_3

Aug 8th, 2018 - Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? Your Peers Chose: Pernicious anemia 0% C1-INH deficiency 0% Drug-induced angioedema 0% Hereditary angioedema 0% Discussion Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE)-induced angioedema is a well-recogn...

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Which Patients Will Benefit?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/892051

Feb 5th, 2018 - Hello. I am Dr JoAnn Manson, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. I'd like to talk with you today about vitamin and mineral supplements. Is there a rational approach? Most of ou...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →