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

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    The oral manifestations include increased mucosal fragility, delayed wound healing, early onset generalized periodontitis and temporomandibular joint hypermobility.[jdrr.org] bruising, bruising without trauma, and fragile arteries, intestine, and/or uterus.[diseaseinfosearch.org] The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[symptoma.com]

  • 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.[csrf.net] Dry, flaking, and thinning skin, risk of staph infections, difficulty with wound healing, darkening and blackening of skin. Risk of developing iatrogenic diabetes.[secondchanceaihadogs.com] In addition, the systemic side effects of excess cortisol can delay wound healing and result in immune suppression [ 1 , 2 , 6 ].[academic.oup.com]

  • 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.[csrf.net] 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[pituitarysociety.org] Clinical features which are more specific for Cushing’s syndrome include muscle wasting and weakness, easy bruising, wide purple stretch marks and thin skin.[web.archive.org]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Skin hyperextensibility, easy bruising, tissue fragility, atrophic scars, loss of muscle tone, Kyphoscoliosis, and osteopenia (bones which are less dense than normal) are[rarediseases.about.com] 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 ([healthline.com] wound healing.[symptoma.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Masahiro Tada, Kentaro Inui, Yuko Sugioka, Kenji Mamoto, Tadashi Okano, Takuya Kinoshita, Noriaki Hidaka and Tatsuya Koike, Delayed wound healing and postoperative surgical[doi.org] Steroids do have side effects, such as easy bruising, bone thinning, cataracts, and diabetes. Anti-rheumatic medicines can help treat RA.[familydoctor.org] […] of skin Increased blood glucose levels Gastrointestinal irritation Cataracts Increased blood pressure Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Azathioprine (Imuran) Potentially[rxlist.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    – 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[nhsinform.scot] Possible side effects of dexamethasone include stomach irritation, headache, insomnia, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, easy bruising, irregular menstrual periods, upset[livestrong.com] 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[psoriasis.org]

  • Liver Failure

    Previous studies have found that binge drinking delays wound healing, increases blood loss and makes us more prone to pneumonia and other infections.[dailymail.co.uk] Kidney disease or failure Easy bruising and severe bleeding. This happens when the liver stops making proteins that are needed for your blood to clot. Type 2 diabetes.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Complications of PBC include: Jaundice—yellowing of the skin. Edema—swelling of the legs and feet. Ascites.[vivelix.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos-Syndrome Type 10

    wound healing.[metro.co.uk] […] susceptibility Bruise easily Easy bruisability Easy bruising [ more ] 0000978 Hyperextensible skin Hyperelastic skin Skin hyperelasticity Stretchable skin [ more ] 0000974[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] healing resulting in elongated scarring (cigarette paper scars) Joint hypermobility Increased propensity for joint subluxations/disclocations Muscle weakness Delayed motor[physio-pedia.com]

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    bruising, features that are frequent in thalassemic and SCD patients.[bloodjournal.org] […] fibers and focal thickening of the collagen fiber network (collectively known as fibroelastolytic papulosis) Solar elastosis, in which yellowish-white papules occur in the skin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] thalassemia intermedia. 18 21 80 Regarding the vascular involvement, it is a question whether it has a contributing role in the development of leg ulcerations, tibial cramps, and easy[bloodjournal.org]

  • Scurvy

    wound healing.[theconversation.com] The clinical manifestations of follicular hyperkeratosis, perifollicular petechiae, corkscrew hairs, and easy bruising are due to defective collagen synthesis and can be mistaken[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Defective collagen cross-linking compromises skin, joint, bone, and vascular integrity.[radiopaedia.org]

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