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167 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, Easy Bruising, Thin Skin

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    bruising, arterial, intestinal, and/or uterine fragility.[] skin transparent skin thin nose protruding eyes thin lips sunken cheeks small chin collapsed lung heart valve problems Doctors may use a series of tests to diagnose EDS ([] wound healing.[]

  • 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.[] Dry, flaking, and thinning skin, risk of staph infections, difficulty with wound healing, darkening and blackening of skin. Risk of developing iatrogenic diabetes.[] wound healing, excessive panting, sodium retention (which can cause high blood pressure or exacerbate congestive heart failure, and occasionally diabetes.[]

  • 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[]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    bruising, bruising without trauma, and fragile arteries, intestine, and/or uterus.[] The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[] The oral manifestations include increased mucosal fragility, delayed wound healing, early onset generalized periodontitis and temporomandibular joint 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[] Symptoms may include upper body obesity, round face, and thin skin. Treatment depends on the cause. It may include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or medicines.[] 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[]

  • Mineralocorticoid

    With longer term use, you may also experience high blood sugar, increased risk of infection, thinning bones (osteoporosis), and thin skin or easy bruising.[] However, and despite their therapeutic efficacy, the long-term use of GCs is limited because of the cutaneous adverse effects including atrophy, delayed wound healing, and[] MR epidermal knockout mice exhibited increased keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation and showed resistance to GC-induced epidermal thinning.[]

  • Methylprednisolone

    However, long term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face[] Common side effects of Medrol include: skin problems (acne, dry and thinning skin, easy bruising or discoloration), slow wound healing, changes in the shape or location of[] wound healing Minimal mineralocorticoid activity Use in septic shock or sepsis syndrome not proven effective and may increase mortality in some patients including patients[]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type Cardiac Valvular

    ) or Tenascin Deficient Type Marked large and small joint hypermobility, joint pain, easy bruising, easy bleeding, normal scars Dominant TNXB ( (Not available through CDL)[] * Thin skin * Hyperextensible skin * Myopia * Astigmatism * Systolic murmur * Mitral valve prolapse * Tricuspid valve prolapse * Aortic root dilatation * Sinus of valsalva[] wound healing Kyphoscoliotic EDS Kyphoscoliotic EDS (kEDS) is rare.[]

  • Loeys Dietz Syndrome Type 1

    bruising Dystrophic FIGURE 38-3 Thin, translucent skin with large scars in a patient with Loeys Dietz syndrome (LDS).[] Abnormal scarring, translucent, thin skin is a common feature. These patients have tortuous blood vessels that are prone to aneurysm formation and dissection.[] These patients have velvety and translucent skin with easy bruising and delayed wound healing.[]

  • Hydrocortisone

    However, long term use of high doses can lead to thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial[] Common side effects of Hydrocortisone Cream include skin redness/burning/itching/peeling, thinning of your skin, blistering skin, stretch marks , nausea, heartburn , headache[] wound healing is possible Patients receiving corticosteroids should avoid chickenpox or measles-infected persons if unvaccinated Latent tuberculosis may be reactivated (patients[]

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