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* consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
 #185442  
  pass123 - 05/11/07 20:28
 
  1. gastric bleeding
2. metabolic alkalosis
3. polycythemia
4 respiratory depression
5 urinary retention
 
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  saonew - 05/11/07 20:34
 
  1. gastric bleeding  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  armani - 05/11/07 20:40
 
  2. metabolic alkalosis (secondary to vomiting)... and saonew is right too.. can get GI bleed aswell  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  saonew - 05/11/07 20:45
 
  intersting, which one to pick as answer

pass123, the qs is just: consequence for iron-overdose or there is more to help us to the right answer:)
 
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  anisha2939 - 05/11/07 21:02
 
  answer is polycythemia  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  armani - 05/11/07 21:09
 
  plz explain ur reasoning anisha...  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
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  anisha2939 - 05/11/07 21:12
 
  im not 100% sure....but this is y i think its polycythemia.....
increase iron = increase Hb = increase hematocrit = increase RBC = polycythemia
 
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
#768243
  ros2 - 05/11/07 21:14
 
  decrease iron... you develope anemia.....increase iron.... polycythemia... would like to agree to anisha  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
#768249
  bantyran - 05/11/07 21:17
 
  stop arguing. its gastric bleeding .... necrotizing gastro enteritis  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
#768250
  bantyran - 05/11/07 21:17
 
  stop arguing. its gastric bleeding .... necrotizing gastro enteritis and hematemesis  
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* Re:consequence for iron-overdose (NBME)?
#768252
  anisha2939 - 05/11/07 21:19
 
  pass can u provide the rite answer if u have it.....  
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