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91 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Chronic Alcoholism

  • Cushing's Disease

    The above two tests may be falsely positive in conditions causing pseudo-Cushing syndrome such as obesity, acute or chronic illness, alcoholism, depression, drugs and high[symptoma.com] In addition to the typical clinical symptoms such as moon face,buffalo hump,and central obesity,the CD patients may also experience mental disorders and cognitive dysfunction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The reported sensitivity of this test is 98 percent; the reported specificity is 80 percent. 4 Obesity, chronic illness, chronic alcoholism and depression can cause false-positive[aafp.org]

  • Obesity

    A significant proportion of NCGS patients may chronically consume alcohol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and fatty diet, as well as suffer from various comorbid disorders[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additionally, since hypertension is associated with other risk factors for gout (eg, adiposity, dietary/nutritional factors, alcohol intake, and chronic renal failure), it[doi.org] (quintiles), purine-rich vegetable intake (quintiles), dairy food intake (quintiles), alcohol intake (7 categories), animal protein intake (quintiles), and fluid intake ([doi.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    alcoholism, depression, diabetes mellitus, adrenogenital syndrome Treatment Resection of source For non resectable tumors: ketoconazole (inhibits P450) aminoglutethimide[step2.medbullets.com] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The reported sensitivity of this test is 98 percent; the reported specificity is 80 percent. 4 Obesity, chronic illness, chronic alcoholism and depression can cause false-positive[aafp.org]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    chronic relapsing pancreatitis 慢性膵炎 chronic pancreatitis 慢性特発性膵炎 chronic idiopathic pancreatitis 慢性非アルコール性膵炎 chronic non-alcoholic pancreatitis 無痛性膵炎 painless pancreatitis[jsge.or.jp] […] pancreatitis 非石灰化膵炎 non-calcified pancreatitis 閉塞性慢性膵炎 obstructive chronic pancreatitis, chronic obstructive pancreatitis 慢性アルコール性膵炎 chronic alcoholic pancreatitis 慢性再発性膵炎[jsge.or.jp] 石灰化膵炎 calcifying (calcified) pancreatitis 胆石性膵炎 gallstone pancreatitis 胆道原性膵炎 biliary pancreatitis 特発性膵炎 idiopathic pancreatitis 熱帯性膵炎 tropical pancreatitis 非アルコール性膵炎 non-alcoholic[jsge.or.jp]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Pseudo-Cushing: physiologic excess cortisol secretion seen in patients with marked obesity, severe stress, severe depression, or chronic alcoholism.[hopkinsguides.com] View of buffalo hump, on the patient’s neck. F ig . 2. View of buffalo hump, on the patient’s neck.[academic.oup.com] The reported sensitivity of this test is 98 percent; the reported specificity is 80 percent. 4 Obesity, chronic illness, chronic alcoholism and depression can cause false-positive[aafp.org]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    These include individuals who are physically stressed, severely obese, those with polycystic ovary syndrome, patients who have chronic alcoholism, malnutrition, anorexia nervosa[wikilectures.eu] hump or dorsocervical fat pad Enlarged fat pads in the supraclavicular fossa Truncal obesity Generalized obesity Facial plethora Wasting in the extremities Acne Easy bruising[specialty.mims.com] Alcoholic patients should refrain from drinking at least one month before testing because chronic alcohol abuse causes hypercortisolism, which can mimic Cushing syndrome.[clinlabnavigator.com]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    In some individuals with depression, alcohol abuse, anorexia nervosa or high estrogen levels, cortisol levels may be chronically elevated.[pituitary.org] It causes characteristic symptoms including obesity of the trunk and thinning of the extremities, a thickening at the base of neck called a buffalo hump, a rounding of the[surgery.med.miami.edu] […] elevated levels of cortisol due to: depression, alcohol abuse, anorexia nervosa or high estrogen levels Patients with "pseudo-Cushing's" may be difficult to distinguish from[pituitary.ucla.edu]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    These include individuals who are physically stressed, severely obese, those with polycystic ovary syndrome, patients who have chronic alcoholism, malnutrition, anorexia nervosa[wikilectures.eu] It causes characteristic symptoms including obesity of the trunk and thinning of the extremities, a thickening at the base of neck called a buffalo hump, a rounding of the[surgery.med.miami.edu] (depression, chronic alcoholism, anorexia nervosa) To differentiate between CS and P/CS, one may do insulin tolerance test, loperamide (16 mg orally) test and combined dexamethasone-CRH[slideshare.net]

  • Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis

    Additionally, deaths may be related to chronic alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fat deposition in the parotid region (hamster cheeks), cervical region (horse collar), posterior neck (buffalo hump) and upper trunk gives the patient a "pseudoathletic appearance[doi.org] Typical locations include the cervical region ("horse collar"); posterior neck ("buffalo hump"); parotids: submentovertex and retroauricular ("hamster cheek"); and on the[rbcp.org.br]

  • Alcoholic Myopathy

    Toxic effect of ethanol and malnutrition may act synergistically leading to chronic alcoholic myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hump; striae; osteoporosis Elevated urine-free cortisol, dexamethasone suppression, or corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation tests Normal Myopathic MUAPs‡ Selective[aafp.org] We studied 58 chronic alcoholic male patients with biopsy-proven chronic alcoholic myopathy over 5 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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