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128 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Chronic Alcoholism

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Bilateral corneal ulceration as a result of caloric-protein malnutrition and vitamin A deficit in a patient with chronic alcoholism, chronic pancreatitis and cholecystostomy[cambridge.org] Key features are central fat deposition resulting in a moon face, fat deposition over the clavicles and upper spine ("buffalo hump") and around the abdomen with production[diapedia.org] hump -increased facial hair in women Etiologies of Addisons disease -autoimmune -secondary insufficiency due to pituitary or hypothalamic disorder -withdrawal of steroid[quizlet.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    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] 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 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]

  • Corticotropin

    Three patients who chronically abused alcohol were found to be hyponatraemic with normal plasma potassium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hump") Thinning skin that is easy to bruise Acne Being very tired Weak muscles, especially when using your shoulders and hip muscles High blood pressure High blood sugar[webmd.com] The features of isolated corticotropin deficiency are easily confused with other effects of chronic alcohol abuse.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Launois Syndrome

    A case of Launois-Bensaude Syndrome (Madelung's disease) in a chronic alcoholic is presented and the typical features are discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presence of a buffalo hump can be found in HIV-associated lipodystrophy(26-29) and in MSL(10, 15, 30).[lipomadoc.org] Men are especially affected between age of 30 and 60 as well as chronic alcohol abusers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis

    Additionally, deaths may be related to chronic alcoholism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical locations include the cervical region ("horse collar"); posterior neck ("buffalo hump"); parotids: submentovertex and retroauricular ("hamster cheek"); and on the[rbcp.org.br] The presence of a buffalo hump can be found in HIV-associated lipodystrophy(26-29) and in MSL(10, 15, 30).[lipomadoc.org]

  • Strongyloides Stercoralis

    […] and five non-alcoholics (controlSs) and five chronic alcoholics (alcoholSs) with Strongyloides infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient appeared chronically ill with a puffy face and buffalo hump. The lungs were clear, and the heart and breasts were normal.[kjim.org] Several studies have shown that chronic alcoholism is an important factor that predisposes to strongyloidiasis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Chronic skeletal myopathy may affect one third of chronic alcohol misusers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    Critical Essential Core Tested Community Questions (28) (M2.RL.37) A 48-year-old male with a history of chronic alcoholism presents to the emergency department with complaints[step2.medbullets.com] There were no cushingoid facies, buffalo hump, or abdominal striae. Vital signs were temperature 98.6 degrees, pulse 95, respiratory rate 14, blood pressure 128/73.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Renina: hiperaldosteronism I ii scazuta, II crescuta HTA A 34-year-old Caucasian female presents with truncal obesity, a rounded "moon face", and a "buffalo hump".[quizlet.com]

  • Hypernatremia

    Patients that are more prone for osmotic demyelination include women, patients with chronic alcohol abuse, hepatic failure and malnutrition.[japi.org] History and clinical examination, the latter demonstrating features of syndrome, e.g. hypertension, buffalo hump, striae, truncal obesity, plethora, are important clues.[tcd.ie] A low dietary solute intake (tea-toast diet) as in debilitated residents in nursing homes or chronic alcohol ingestion (beer potomania) causes hyponatremia by decreasing the[japi.org]

  • Gluconeogenesis Disorder

    These include individuals who are physically stressed, severely obese, those with polycystic ovary syndrome, patients who have chronic alcoholism, malnutrition, anorexia nervosa[wikilectures.eu] This pattern of fat distribution is termed truncal obesity, moon face and/or buffalo hump.[wikilectures.eu]

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