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75 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, Easy Bruising, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[] wound healing, excessive panting, sodium retention (which can cause high blood pressure or exacerbate congestive heart failure, and occasionally diabetes.[] Bone mineral density measurement will determine the level of osteopenia or osteoporosis.[]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    bruising, arterial, intestinal, and/or uterine fragility.[] wound healing.[] Osteoporosis Pectus excavatum Pectus carinatum Fractures Osteoarthritis Nosebleeds Easy Bruising Hypermobility Scoliosis Poor wound healing Blue sclera TMJ Hypermobility[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Cushing’s syndrome COMMON FEATURES LESS COMMON FEATURES Weight gain Insomnia Hypertension Recurrent infection Poor short-term memory Thin skin and stretch marks Irritability Easy[] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[] Too much cortisol can lead to Cushing’s syndrome, causing symptoms including: Weight gain in the neck, face and upper body Flushing in the face Easy bruising Purple stretch[]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Possible side effects of dexamethasone include stomach irritation, headache, insomnia, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, easy bruising, irregular menstrual periods, upset[] – oral corticosteroids can delay wound healing They should also be used with caution in people with a health condition that could be made worse by taking oral corticosteroids[] Potential side effects of topical steroids include skin damage, such as skin thinning, changes in pigmentation, easy bruising, stretch marks, redness and dilated surface blood[]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome

    bruising; tingling in fingers or toes; and numbness or burning sensation in legs or feet.[] .  Osteopenia and osteoporosis (prevalence 1- 34%) might cause bone pain for several reasons, including defective calcium transport by the diseased small intestine, vitamin[] […] and unusually malodorous Excessive gas Abdominal discomfort or cramps, especially after eating Fatigue Weight loss or emaciation Night blindness (vitamin A malabsorption) Easy[]

  • Scurvy

    The clinical manifestations of follicular hyperkeratosis, perifollicular petechiae, corkscrew hairs, and easy bruising are due to defective collagen synthesis and can be mistaken[] wound healing.[] bruising with tiny or large skin hemorrhages, friable bleeding gums, and swollen legs.[]

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    […] susceptibility Bruise easily Easy bruisability Easy bruising Once the ABCC6 mutations that cause PXE in a family are identified, unaffected relatives may be tested for the[] Calcium intake should be at the RDA levels and supplementation avoided unless dietary intake is known to be inadequate, or there is evidence of osteopenia or osteoporosis.[] bruising, features that are frequent in thalassemic and SCD patients.[]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    bruising and bleeding blood in your stools hiccups excessive thirst decreased interest in sex impotence insomnia sleep apnea You may also have the symptoms of any diseases[] Abnormally dark or light skin Bone pain Drowsiness or problems concentrating or thinking Numbness or swelling in the hands and feet Muscle twitching or cramps Breath odor Easy[] […] drowsiness mental cloudiness numbness in your hands and feet restless leg syndrome brittle hair and nails itching weight loss a loss of muscle mass muscle twitching and cramps easy[]

  • Cutis Laxa

    Unlike other skin disorders, cutis laxa doesn’t cause easy bruising or scarring. People with cutis laxa also have internal problems, such as abdominal aortic aneurysm.[] This disorder was not considered in this patient because there was no joint laxity, fragility or delayed wound healing.[] Bone radiographs showed osteopenia and osteoporosis, and magnetic resonance angiography showed marked kinking and tortuosity of the brain vessels.[]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Easy bruising of the skin, sometimes with little or no trauma, such as on the back of the hands. Some patients lose a little hair.[] But all patients should be aware of potential effects, which include: fluid retention and weight gain rounding of the face delayed wound healing bruising easily diabetes myopathy[] T o prevent osteopenia or osteoporosis during the treatment, supplementation with calcium (1,000-1,200 mg/day) and vitamin D (up to 1,000 IU/day) should be initiated in all[]

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