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13 Possible Causes for Body Mass Index Elevated, Facial Redness, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    However, women are more susceptible to alcohol hepatotoxicity and have twice the relative risk of ALD and cirrhosis compared with men. 1 Elevated body mass index is also a[] Vascular effects of alcohol Facial redness One of the earliest signs of alcohol abuse is a persistently red face due to enlarged blood vessels ( telangiectasia ).[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Case series suggest an elevated body mass index (BMI) in nearly all cases, with a mean BMI standard deviation score (SDS) of approximately 2.3.[] Facial redness (plethora). Proximal muscle weakness. Stretch marks (striae) - especially if reddish purple and more than 1 cm wide.[] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Its severity is significantly increased with greater body mass index (91).[] Fifty patients (33.8%) had osteoporosis and 41 (27.7%) had osteopenia.[] Reduced bone mineral density is typically present, and this may lead to osteoporosis and osteopenia.[]

  • Premature Ovarian Failure

    Clinical examination is essentially normal, including a height of 164 cm, body mass index (BMI) of 24 kg/m 2 and Tanner stage IV breast and pubic hair development.[] Importantly, POF and prolonged lack of estrogen treatment may lead to the early onset of osteopenia and osteoporosis.[] Body mass index was 30 and 16.6 kg/m 2 . Finally, primordial follicles were detected in ovarian biopsies for these two patients.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Among SLE patients, overweight/obesity (body mass index 25), elevated high-density lipoprotein ( 1.6 mmol/L) and dietary fibre intake ( 25.9 g/day) were associated with low[] Patients may have a distinctive pattern of facial redness and oral lesions.[] Osteopenia was present in 50.3% of patients and osteoporosis in 17.4%. At least one vertebral fracture was detected in 26.1%.[]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    On physical examination, he exhibited hyperpigmentation, but did not have symptoms of hyperprolactinemia or Cushingoid features; his body mass index was 20.5 kg/m 2 (HT: 185[] […] erythema Blushed cheeks Blushing Red face Red in the face [ more ] 0001041 Glucose intolerance 0001952 Hirsutism Excessive hairiness 0001007 Increased circulating ACTH level[] Diabetes Mellitus Wide Striae ( 1cm) Osteoporosis Hypokalemia Bruising Back Pain Hypercalcuria Supraclavicular Fullness Muscle Wasting Treatment of Cushing's disease is primarily[]

  • Malnutrition

    Elevated body mass index and mortality risk in the elderly. Obesity Reviews, 8 (1), 41–59. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 30. Fontaine, K. R., & Barofsky, I. (2001).[] Post-vomiting facial petechiae – tiny red, purple, or brown spots due to breakage of small blood vessels and bleeding into the skin.[] Poor nutritional status may cause specific vitamin deficiencies, constipation, tooth decay, osteopenia or osteoporosis, poor growth or delayed growth, and failure to thrive[]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    Langendonk, Hair cortisol is elevated in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria and correlates with body mass index and quality of life, British Journal of Dermatology[] Red colored urine may be passed from early childhood.[] Facial mutilation especially of the nose and auricular cartilages and ectropion, keratoconjunctivitis and even loss of vision may occur.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Children with elevated antibodies had a lower body weight ( P 0.049), height ( P 0.041), and body mass index (BMI) ( P 0.014).[] […] flushing (redness), sweating, and facial grimacing.[] Complications of cerebral palsy include spasticity and contractures; feeding difficulties; drooling; communication difficulties; osteopenia; osteoporosis; fractures; pain;[]

  • Rasmussen Johnsen Thomsen Syndrome

    Anxiety and depression symptoms in women with polycystic ovary syndrome compared with controls matched for body mass index. 2010; Hum Reprod:25:450-6.[] […] small stature microcephaly and brain calcifications Recombinant chromosome 8 syndrome Rectal cancer childhood Rectal neoplasm Rectosigmoid neoplasm Recurrent peripheral facial[] Patients may also have decreased bone density (osteopenia or osteoporosis) which in severe cases could lead to fractures.[]

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