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153 Possible Causes for Buffalo Hump, Weight Gain

  • 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] Whether an association exists between fast food consumption and weight gain is unclear.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Whether an association exists between SSB intake and weight gain is unclear.[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] 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[web.archive.org]

  • 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] Common clinical signs and symptoms include weight gain, hypertension, and osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • 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.[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] 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]

  • 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[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]

  • 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] 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]

  • 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]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    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] (1) Rapid weight gain/inability to lose weight (2) Moon facies (3) Dorsocervical fat pad (Buffalo hump) (4) Hirsutism and irregular menses in women (5) Glucose intolerance[quizlet.com]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    He had marked loss of sc fat from the face and limbs but had increased sc fat deposition in the neck region anteriorly and posteriorly showing buffalo hump.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was concerned that training for an Ironman would make him gain even more weight.[trainingpeaks.com] In addition to weight gain, higher consumption of SSBs is associated with development of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    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] gain, especially in the abdomen.[icd10data.com] […] features 6 : rounded face, sometimes described as 'moon-shaped' progressive centripetal obesity and weight gain prominent supraclavicular fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo[radiopaedia.org]

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