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  • cause
  • Further enlargement may cause weight loss or bleeding with vomiting blood or having blood in the stool, the latter apparent as black discolouration (melena) and sometimes leading to anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • page needed] In severe cases, the anemia may cause evidence of congestive heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pernicious anemia can contribute to a delay in physical growth in children, and may also be a cause for delay in puberty for adolescents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, note that alcohol consumption does not cause chronic gastritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • As expected, a defect at any point of the aforementioned list, can cause malabsoption of vitamin B12, and subsequent macrocytic anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several of these may interplay to cause anemia eventually. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the acidity is uncontrolled, it can even cause severe blood loss (anemia) or lead to perforation (hole) in the stomach which is a surgical emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurological
  • Chronic anemia may result in behavioral disturbances in children as a direct result of impaired neurological development in infants, and reduced academic performance in children of school age. (wikipedia.org)
  • destruction
  • The causes of anemia may be classified as impaired red blood cell (RBC) production, increased RBC destruction (hemolytic anemias), blood loss and fluid overload (hypervolemia). (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Combe appears to have taken an early interest in diseases of the blood, presenting a case of anaemia to the Edinburgh Medico-Chirurgical Society in 1822. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • The term "pernicious" means "deadly", and was used as before the availability of treatment the disease was often fatal. (wikipedia.org)