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47 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Short Stature in Children, Supraclavicular Fat Pads, Weight Gain

  • Cushing's Disease

    It usually manifests as endocrinological deficits such as short stature, delayed puberty, and obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.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] Common clinical signs and symptoms include weight gain, hypertension, and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    In older children, there can be an accelerated growth rate, but a shorter growing period, leading to short stature.[empoweryourhealth.org] The symptoms may include weight gain and fatty deposits in certain areas of the body, such as the face, below the back of the neck called a buffalo hump and in the abdomen[hopkinsmedicine.org] Too much cortisol from any cause leads to Cushing’s syndrome; the symptoms and signs of which include redistribution of fat to the face, upper back and abdomen, weight gain[csrf.net] Adverse effects of systemic steroids Effects on body fat Redistribution of body fat: moon face, buffalo hump, truncal obesity Weight gain: increased appetite and food intake[dermnetnz.org]

  • Obesity

    Abstract Stunting or short stature in children is a significant nutritional problem in developing and underdeveloped countries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many pharmaceutical drugs can cause weight gain as a side effect ( 10 ). For example, antidepressants have been linked to modest weight gain over time ( 11 ).[healthline.com] In the one previously reported leptin receptor-deficient family, short stature and abnormal serum levels of GH and IGF binding protein 3 were noted in childhood ( 14 ).[dx.doi.org] Whether an association exists between fast food consumption and weight gain is unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Common: centripetal obesity with dorsocervical and supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora and "moon face," fatigue, hyperglycemia, hypertension, mood lability, easy bruisability[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] Patients with ICS due to various etiologies have presented with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ranging from excessive weight gain and growth delay to posterior cervical[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    pads.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of increased cortisol or other adrenal gland hormones may include: Fatty, rounded hump high on the back just below the neck ( buffalo hump ) Flushed, rounded face[medlineplus.gov] A 9-year-old Japanese girl was hospitalized, because of the unstable emotions and excessive weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Symptoms of increased cortisol or other adrenal gland hormones may include: Fatty, rounded hump high on the back just below the neck ( buffalo hump ) Flushed, rounded[ufhealth.org]

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  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] 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] Has the patient gained or lost weight? Weight gain is typically new onset, central, with relative wasting of the limbs (apple on a stick appearance).[endobible.com] Presentation Truncal obesity, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, weight gain. Facial fullness, moon facies, facial plethora. Proximal muscle wasting and weakness.[patient.info]

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  • Morbid Obesity

    […] aimed at promoting healthy weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abnormal weight gain continued despite a caloric intake of about 65 kcal/kg per day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Post-transplant weight gain increases the risk for post-transplant complications and death owing to cardiovascular events.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gestational weight gain (GWG) is an important indicator of pregnancy management and outcomes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Cushing Syndrome

    Features more specific to Cushing's syndrome include proximal muscle weakness, supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora, violaceous striae, easy bruising, and premature osteoporosis[bestpractice.bmj.com] On examination, the child had central obesity, moon facies, and buffalo hump.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite being rare in clinical practice, in a child with weight gain, hirsuitism and growth failure the diagnosis must be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.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] Hypercortiolism means a high level of the adrenal hormone cortisol, which causes many symptoms including weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, concentration[sciencedaily.com] The clinical suspicion of Cushing's arises from clinical signs such as thin skin, bruising, hypertension, 'buffalo hump', plethora, moon face, purple striae, and proximal[endocrinesurgeon.co.uk]

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  • Pituitary Disorder

    Growth hormone deficiency: in growing children, growth hormone deficiency results in short stature and/or very slow growth rates.[chw.org] Hypercortisolism: LT therapy effects Increased blood sugar, abnormal fat deposits (classic moon face and "buffalo hump".[quizlet.com] Too much of the hormone cortisol can cause Cushings syndrome, a rare disorder that can cause weight gain, fatigue and death if left untreated.[sharecare.com] Improper hormone levels can cause a wide range of problems, including high or low blood pressure, weight gain or weight loss, emotional extremes, and sexual dysfunction. 1[sharecare.com]

    Missing: Supraclavicular Fat Pads

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