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220 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Weight Gain

  • 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[diapedia.org] Acta Paediatr Jpn 37 : 1 – 5 39 1999 Body weight and weight gain during adult life in men in relation to coronary heart disease and mortality.[academic.oup.com] 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

    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] One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.com] 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[nhs.uk]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    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[nlm.nih.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]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    These effects include redistribution of fat resulting in moon face and centripetal obesity, glucocorticoid acne, buffalo hump, thinning of the skin, and purple striae.[symptoma.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] The authors note that the patient was referred to the pediatric department with stunted growth, truncal obesity, purple skin striate, buffalo hump, and moon face six months[medicalxpress.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    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] 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] 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]

  • Prednisone

    . • Watch for cushingoid effects (moon face, central obesity, buffalo hump, hair thinning, high blood pressure, frequent infections).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Weight gain is a common side effect of prednisone .[ucsfhealth.org] 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

    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] Prepregnancy obesity is associated with a much higher risk of excessive gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in Shanghai.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unfortunately, weight gain or obesity is one of the most frequent adverse effects of VPA treatment. Genetic factors were shown to be involved in the effect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[webmd.com] A 5 and 9/12-year-old girl who was initially diagnosed and treated as having CAH and was noncompliant with glucocorticoid therapy presented with weight gain, hypertension,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When 4 patients were reexamined after weight gains of between 3 and 22 kg, their responses to the CRH injection increased.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    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] Classic features of Cushing's syndrome are: moon face (round, red, and full) "buffalo hump" -- collection of fat between the shoulders central obesity -- protruding abdomen[uclahealth.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    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] One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.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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