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2,158 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Meralgia Paresthetica

  • Obesity

    Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[dx.doi.org] paresthetica Obstetric and perinatal: Pregnancy-related hypertension, fetal macrosomia, and pelvic dystocia [9] Surgical: Increased surgical risk and postoperative complications[emedicine.medscape.com] Meralgia paresthetica mimicking lumbar radiculopathy. Anesth Analg 1993 ; 76 : 1367 – 8. 52. Meralgia paresthetica and hypothyroidism.[dx.doi.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Morbid obesity is associated with liver pathology, most commonly non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) leading to cirrhosis. However, the morbid obesity impedes qualification for organ transplantation. We present a case report of a 56-year-old woman who underwent bariatric procedure followed by liver transplantation[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Diabetes mellitus traditionally has been categorized as type 1 (insulin deficiency due to autoimmune destruction of islet cells) or type 2 (insulin resistance with the development of relative insulin deficiency). However, other pathophysiologic etiologies for diabetes must be considered in the evaluation of patients with[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Buffalo Hump
  • Anterior Pituitary Hypofunction

    Buffalo hump. Obese trunk with thin extremities. B. Assess skin—color and texture. Florid facies. Red striae of skin stretched with fat tissue.[brilliantnurse.com] Cushing’s syndrome (with characteristic buffalo hump). C. Assess abnormal skin pigmentation. Hyperpigmentation may coexist with depigmentation in Addison’s disease.[brilliantnurse.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Cushing Syndrome

    hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 72 : 1382 – 1387. 12, et al. 1991 Evidence for impaired activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome[doi.org] On examination, the child had central obesity, moon facies, and buffalo hump.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Fatigue Syndrome Dermatomyositis Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Glomerulonephritis, Acute Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease Myelodysplastic Syndrome Nephrotic Syndrome Personality[physio-pedia.com] […] neoplasm that is involved. [2] Differential Diagnosis Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Anemia Antithrombin Deficiency Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bone Marrow Failure Chronic[physio-pedia.com]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Secondary Myopathy

    Meralgia paresthetica is entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the level of the inguinal ligament.[dartmouth.edu] hump; striae; osteoporosis Elevated urine-free cortisol, dexamethasone suppression, or corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation tests Normal Myopathic MUAPs‡ Selective[aafp.org] fatigue syndrome Causes of dermatomyositis: Idiopathic Secondary: Neoplasia in 15%: Ovarian, breast, melanoma, colon cancer Penicillinamine Overlap syndrome with other connective[learningneurology.com]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Metabolic: Corticosteroids cause a movement of body fat to the face and torso, resulting in "moon face", "buffalo hump", and "pot belly" or "beer belly", and cause movement[en.wikipedia.org] It is common that patients will be diagnosed with some of the above connective tissue diseases or other conditions such as fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome before[mollysfund.org] “overlap” with other such connective tissue diseases such as scleroderma, now called progressive systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Sjogren’s syndrome[mollysfund.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Bilateral Leg Weakness

    paresthetica that causes pain in the anterior thigh resulting from entrapment of a nerve that leaves the pelvis.[emedicinehealth.com] hump; striae; osteoporosis Elevated urine-free cortisol, dexamethasone suppression, or corticotropin-releasing hormone stimulation tests Normal Myopathic MUAPs‡ Selective[aafp.org] Complaints of "fatigue" may result from such diverse processes as sleep disorders or chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia syndrome.[dartmouth.edu]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Some common side effects are: Collection of fat on the back ("buffalo hump") and abdomen General sick feeling (malaise) Headache Nausea Weakness When used for a long time,[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica