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15 Possible Causes for Coronary Atherosclerosis, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Obesity

    Disturbances of glucose metabolism in men referred for coronary arteriography. Postload glycemia as predictor for coronary atherosclerosis.[dx.doi.org] Stop smoking Coronary Artery Disease Persons with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for accelerated and advanced atherosclerosis that increases the risk for coronary[library.med.utah.edu] The metabolic syndrome and risk of major coronary events in the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) and the Air Force/Texas Coronary Atherosclerosis Prevention Study[dx.doi.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    […] including: Respiratory diseases: Sleep apnea, respiratory infections, bronchial asthma, and obesity hypoventilation syndrome Cardiovascular diseases: Essential hypertension, coronary[symptoma.com] Strategies for the prevention of coronary heart disease: a policy statement of the European Atherosclerosis Society. Eur Heart J 1987:8:77-88. ‎[books.google.es] High blood pressure has its own list of co-morbidities: Damage to the heart and coronary arteries Heart attack Heart disease Congestive heart failure Aortic dissection Atherosclerosis[ngpg.org]

  • Hypertension

    Coronary, cerebral, and muscle blood flow is maintained unless severe atherosclerosis coexists in these vascular beds.[merckmanuals.com] fat pads, wide (1-cm) violaceous striae, hirsutism Overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test 24-h urinary free cortisol excretion (preferably multiple); midnight salivary[dx.doi.org] Adiposity, cardiac size and precursors of coronary atherosclerosis in 5- to 15-year-old children: a retrospective study of 210 violent deaths.[dx.doi.org]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    This case suggests that mitotane can cause severe hypercholesterolemia, potentially resulting in coronary atherosclerosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pads.[symptoma.com] The majority of patients with functional tumors shows symptoms of Cushing syndrome including truncal obesity, striae, malar flushing, supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat[symptoma.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    7 8 9 10 23 24 and it has been shown that people with the Dunnigan-type lipodystrophy have almost a six times increased risk of coronary heart disease compared with controls[bmj.com] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.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]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Gharib, Hypercortisolism Is Associated With Increased Coronary Arterial Atherosclerosis: Analysis of Noninvasive Coronary Angiography Using Multidetector Computerized Tomography[doi.org] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.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]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Cardiovascular complications, such as premature atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and stroke, in patients with CS cause a mortality rate higher than[karger.com] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    A prospective natural-history study of coronary atherosclerosis. N Engl J Med . 2011 Jan 20. 364(3):226-35. [Medline] . Harrap SB, Zammit KS, Wong ZY, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com] We mobilize the supraclavicular fat pad laterally preserving the supraclavicular nerves and section the inferior belly of the omohyoid.[aansneurosurgeon.org] The supraclavicular pad of fat, of varying bulk, is dissected from below upward; the omo-hyoid muscle is incised; the cervical transverse vessels may be ligated.[medschool.lsuhsc.edu]

  • Scalene Node Biopsy

    ATHEROSCLEROSIS STUDIED WITH 64-SLICE CT CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY Articolo in rivista Go to 2009 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the characterization of incidentally[unipa.it] Abstract Twenty-eight patients with advanced untreated carcinoma of the cervix had selective pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy and a scalene fat pad biopsy to determine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] who underwent radiofrequency ablation of HCC: Role of multidetector CT Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA) Go to 2009 PREVALENCE OF MYOCARDIAL BRIDGING AND CORRELATION WITH CORONARY[unipa.it]

  • Coarctation of the Aorta

    Familial hypercholesterolemia is an uncommon disease that may be associated with atherosclerosis affecting coronary arteries and the ascending aorta.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fat pads, wide (1-cm) violaceous striae, hirsutism Overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test 24-h urinary free cortisol excretion (preferably multiple); midnight salivary[hyper.ahajournals.org] The hypertension of coarctation is a risk factor of atherosclerosis of the coronary and conduit arteries. B.[clinicaladvisor.com]

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