A Case of Pernicious Anaemia with Psoriasis

Authors

  • Md Anisur Rahman OJT- Interventional Gastroenterology (India), Classified Specialist in Medicine and Gastroenterologist, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Most Umme Habiba Begum Associate Professor of Paediatrics, Rangpur Community Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Md Abdur Razzak APLAR Clinical Fellow Rheumatology, Professor and Head, Dept. of Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Jesmin Khandker Trainee officer, (Grading Course in Medicine), Armed Forces Medical Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50850

Keywords:

Psoriasis, Pernicious anaemia, Autoimmune atrophic gastritis, Anti-parietal cell antibody, Anti- intrinsic factor antibody

Abstract

Pernicious anaemia often poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to the clinician. Herein, we representing a 55 years old lady who presented with anaemia along with its classical symptoms and features of peripheral neuropathy due to Pernicious anaemia associated with Psoriasis and Arthropathy without any association of other autoimmune disorder. She had all objective evidences of autoimmune atrophic gastritis in gastric fundic biopsy and positive anti-intrinsic factor antibody. Treatment with injection vitamin B12 improved the condition rapidly.

JAFMC Bangladesh. Vol 15, No 2 (December) 2019: 243-245

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Published

2020-12-20

How to Cite

Rahman, M. A., Begum, M. U. H., Razzak, M. A., & Khandker, J. (2020). A Case of Pernicious Anaemia with Psoriasis. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 15(2), 243–245. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50850

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Case Reports