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1,383 Possible Causes for Abdominal Obesity

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    obesity is complicated, in part because of differences in the relation of abdominal obesity to other metabolic risk factors.[] In her forties she had hypertension, mixed hyperlipidaemia, mild hyperglycaemia and moderate abdominal obesity, suggesting the presence of the metabolic syndrome.[] obesity, mental retardation, dysphormic extremities (syndactyly, brachydactyly or polydactyly), retinal dystrophy or pigmentary retinopathy, hypogonadism or hypogenitalism[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Your doctor will examine you to look for: Obesity, especially abdominal obesity—a condition that greatly raises a person's risk for type 2 diabetes.[] Kenya has seen increases in abdominal obesity, poor dietary habits, excess alcohol consumption and physical inactivity [2,3,5].[] One study found that abdominal obesity, a condition associated with hyperinsulinemia, is associated with an increased risk of dementia. 39 Insulin could also affect the risk[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    This suggests that abdominal obesity and hyperinsulinemia as components of the metabolic syndrome could increase femoral BMD by lowering bone rate.[] RESULTS: The prevalence of general overweight/obesity and abdominal obesity was 32.0% (n   64) and 58.0% (n   116) respectively.[] Abdominal obesity and insulin resistance are strongly correlated and studies have aimed at understanding the genetic basis.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][]

  • Obesity

    Treatment of obesity: need to focus on high risk abdominally obese patients. BMJ 2001; 322 : 716–720. 16.[] […] control in patients with abdominal obesity.[] Edyta Suliga, Lifestyle Factors Affecting Abdominal Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Risks and Benefits, Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity[]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    obesity, particularly the appearance of abdominal striae (think of striae as stretch marks, like in pregnancy) One or more aspects of metabolic syndrome, including high blood[] , type 2 diabetes, easy bruisability, abdominal striae, and myopathy.[] The most common symptoms and signs of excess levels of cortisol in the body are obesity, facial plethora (facial redness), violaceous abdominal striae (purple or bluish stripes[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    […] facies Truncal obesity Abdominal striae Diminished motor strength of proximal limb muscles Also on prolonged oral corticosteroid treatment for rheumatoid arthritis for 5[] The most common symptoms and signs of excess levels of cortisol in the body are obesity, facial plethora (facial redness), violaceous abdominal striae (purple or bluish stripes[] Typical features include weight gain, central obesity, dorsocervical hump, moon face, facial plethora, thin skin, easy bruising, abdominal striae, hirsutism, proximal myopathy[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Abdominal striae and skin bruising result from atrophy of the skin and connective tissue.[] Persistence of abdominal obesity may in part maintain activation of the coagulation cascade.[] Physical examination showed obesity (with supraclavicular fullness and dorsocervical fat pad), thin skin which bruised easily, facial plethora, purple abdominal striae (1[]

  • HAIR-AN Syndrome

    Physical examination also can detect high blood pressure and increased abdominal obesity as risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in individuals who are overweight[] , fat deposits in the hips and abdominal areas more frequent than deposits on the thighs or buttocks due to the presence of excessive male hormones Enlarged ovaries Multiple[] […] polycystic ovary syndrome may cause several symptoms such as: Lack or menstruation (amenorrhea) or irregular menstrual cycles, due to irregular ovulation or anovulation Obesity[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    We report a case of an elderly gentleman with renal cell carcinoma presenting with the rare entity of non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH). Non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia syndrome is caused by the tumor producing insulin-like growth factor II, causing hypoglycemia. The syndrome is most commonly associated with[…][]

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