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118 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Insulin Resistance

  • Obesity

    The aim of this paper is to analyze the pathogenetic mechanisms of insulin resistance development in pregnant women with varying obesity degrees in early and late gestation[] […] with insulin resistance remain unknown.[] Serum insulin levels were measured using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), and insulin resistance was calculated using the homeostasis model assessment of insulin[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    resistance status than waist-to-hip ratio or BMI in morbidly obese Taiwanese adults. sIL-6R may be a useful biomarker to assess insulin resistance among morbidly obese subjects[] resistance.[] OBJECTIVE: To investigate 1 ) differences in cardiometabolic risk and HOMA of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) across BMI categories (underweight to morbid obesity), 2 ) whether[]

  • Lipodystrophy

    It can manifest as a loss of fat in legs, arms, face or buttocks or even by an accumulation of fat in the belly, on breasts/chest or at the nape of the neck (buffalo hump)[] Patients with PLL had poor metabolic control and marked insulin resistance compared to subjects with type 2 diabetes.[] Liposuction is often explored for the removal of accumulated fat around the back of the neck (commonly referred to as a "buffalo hump").[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    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[] The pathogenesis of diabetes is still relatively unclear, but the main mechanisms include the loss of insulin secretory capacity and insulin resistance secondary to liver[] hump -increased facial hair in women Etiologies of Addisons disease -autoimmune -secondary insufficiency due to pituitary or hypothalamic disorder -withdrawal of steroid[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    View of buffalo hump, on the patient’s neck. F ig . 2. View of buffalo hump, on the patient’s neck.[] or glucose and / or insulin resistance as measured by Homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) - insulin resistance in the 40th-60th percentile - BP 3 months - Stable lipid[] The adverse metabolic features associated with glucocorticoid use include obesity, skeletal muscle myopathy, hypertension, insulin resistance and diabetes and are collectively[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    On examination, the child had central obesity, moon facies, and buffalo hump.[] They also exhibited an insulin-resistant state, with high resistin levels (median [interquartile range], 16 [10 to 22] ng/mL versus 6 [5 to 9] ng/mL; P CONCLUSION: Hypercortisolism[] hump Have weak muscles or bones, including osteoporosis, bone pain, and fractures Show skin changes, including: Acne or skin infections Reddish-purple stretch marks called[]

  • Familial Partial Lipodystrophy

    A “ buffalo hump ” can be observed between the shoulder blades. The arms and legs appear very muscular. In women, lack of fat in the buttocks is striking — flat hips.[] The findings in FPLD indicate that defective structure of the nuclear envelope produces a phenotype of insulin resistance.[] Some patients at the same time .gain excess fat at the the face, chin (double chin), and neck (Cushingoid appearance with buffalo hump).[]

  • Partial Acquired Lipodystrophy Associated with C3 Nephritic Factor

    FPLD patients, however, accumulate excess fat on the face and do not develop a buffalo-hump.[] Specific treatments are now available for some forms of severe insulin resistance; for example, leptin replacement in patients with generalized lipodystrophy.[] […] loss of buccal fat, buffalo hump, double chin and accumulate intra-abdominal fat what are some lab values that would be indicative of lipodystrophy?[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    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[] In this case report, we discuss the effects of two years of ketoconazole treatment on diabetes regulation and insulin resistance in a patient reluctant to agree to surgery[] hump" a red, puffy, rounded face Other symptoms include: skin that bruises easily large purple stretch marks weakness in your upper arms and thighs a low libido and fertility[]

  • Corticotropin

    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[] OBJECTIVE: To present a case of a young woman with new-onset diabetes mellitus resistant to insulin attributable to Cushing's syndrome caused by ectopic production of corticotropin[] Induces insulin resistance, promotes a proinflammatory profile and stimulates UCP-1 in adipocytes in vitro .[]

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