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28 Possible Causes for Amenorrhea, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Cushing's Disease

    Abstract A 38-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of amenorrhea, multiple bone fractures, and a Cushingoid appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.com] Common chief complaints include increased facial hair, weight gain, amenorrhea, changes in the face, neck, and abdomen, with muscle wasting of the lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Women may experience hormonal problems leading to amenorrhea and infertility. Men may also be affected with infertility and loss of libido.[symptoma.com] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.com] It is characterized by upper body OBESITY; OSTEOPOROSIS; HYPERTENSION; DIABETES MELLITUS; HIRSUTISM; AMENORRHEA; and excess body fluid.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Abstract A Chinese adolescent girl presented with secondary amenorrhea. During follow-up, she gradually developed Cushingoid features and virilization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pads.[symptoma.com] We discuss the frequently erroneous routine treatment with oral hormonal contraception without thorough differential diagnosis in female patients with oligo-/amenorrhea and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    CASE DESCRIPTION: We describe an unusual case of a young girl who presented with clinical triad of obesity, primary amenorrhea and central cord syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Irregular menses, amenorrhea, and infertility are associated with obesity ( 27 ).[doi.org]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Elevated DHEA-S levels are associated with virilism (male body characteristics), hirsutism (excessive hair growth), amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), and infertility.[healthcommunities.com] […] adrenal abnormalities, such as Cushing’s syndrome, Addison’s disease, adrenal adenoma, or adrenal hyperplasia DHEA-S may be measured to determine the cause of hirsutism, amenorrhea[healthcommunities.com]

  • Morbid Obesity

    BACKGROUND & AIMS: Some Parkinson's disease patients may develop morbid obesity, on account of the reduction in exercise and/or of the appearance of compulsive food intake in the first years after diagnosis. The prescription of central appetite suppressants is actually not recommended in Parkinson's disease[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    It is characterized by upper body obesity; osteoporosis; hypertension; diabetes mellitus; hirsutism; amenorrhea; and excess body fluid.[icd10data.com] Features more specific to Cushing's syndrome include proximal muscle weakness, supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora, violaceous striae, easy bruising, and premature osteoporosis[bestpractice.bmj.com] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    It is important to remember that the main cause of amenorrhea in females of reproductive potential is pregnancy![primarycare.imedpub.com] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] […] cheeks (plethora) Excess hair growth (hirsutism) on face, neck, chest, abdomen, and thighs Generalized weakness and fatigue Loss of muscle Menstrual disorders in women (amenorrhea[pituitary.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    It is characterized by upper body OBESITY; OSTEOPOROSIS; HYPERTENSION; DIABETES MELLITUS; HIRSUTISM; AMENORRHEA; and excess body fluid.[fpnotebook.com] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    The excess quantity of androgens slows down allocation of gonadotrophins at the expense of what cyclic processes in ovaries with emergence of an amenorrhea are broken.[en.medicalmed.de] There is truncal obesity with prominent supraclavicular and dorsal cervical fat pads ("buffalo hump"); the distal extremities and fingers are usually quite slender.[teleplexus.com] […] the development of infrequent or very light menstrual periods in someone who has previously had normal menstruation (oligomenorrhea) or the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea[rarediseases.org]

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