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297 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, 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] The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[symptoma.com] wound healing Kyphoscoliotic EDS Kyphoscoliotic EDS (kEDS) is rare.[nhs.uk]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    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] He had Cushingoid image, truncal obesity, drumstick limbs, and paper-thin skin with striae, and crops of dense, inflamed pustules on his chest and back [Figure 1] .[e-ijd.org]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Signs and symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome COMMON FEATURES LESS COMMON FEATURES Weight gain Insomnia Hypertension Recurrent infection Poor short-term memory Thin skin and stretch[pituitarysociety.org] 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] 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 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] […] and partial collapse of the lung, hypermobile fingers and toes, unusual facial features, (such as a thin nose and lips, large eyes and small earlobes), varicose veins and delayed[metro.co.uk]

  • Anemia

    Dry, brittle hair, and hair loss, especially near the outer edge of the eyebrows Brittle, dull, and thin nails Decreased sweating Swelling of the hands, face, and eyelids[verywell.com] […] growth and development Impaired wound and tissue healing The symptoms of anemia may resemble other blood disorders or medical problems.[chop.edu] […] water retention, and slowed processes (for example, hair regrowth), the following skin, hair, and nail changes are seen in hypothyroidism: Pale, cool, and thick or "doughy" skin[verywell.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    The patented technology uses microencapsulation, which involves capturing the drug molecules with a thin layer of phosphorylated vitamin E to create a nanosphere.[in-pharmatechnologist.com] The presenting complaints of the patients include lack of energy, delayed wound healing, visual blurring and fungal infections such as pruritis vulvae or balanitis.[symptoma.com] This nanosphere then acts as a carrier that uses existing natural transport mechanisms to "carry" drugs across the skin without disrupting the skin's surface.[in-pharmatechnologist.com]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    The researchers believed that similar cases were often misdiagnosed and needlessly treated with skin-thinning corticosteroids and harsh antibiotics when zinc supplements would[progressivehealth.com] Clinical manifestations include growth retardation and male hypogonadism in adolescence, rough skin, poor appetite, mental lethargy, delayed wound healing, cell-mediated immune[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of Zinc Deficiency Behavioral and sleep disturbances Delayed wound healing Diarrhea Joint pain Dandruff Eczema Skin rashes Growth retardation Hair loss Hyperactivity[adoptionnutrition.org]

  • Arteriosclerosis

    Dry throat Fatigue Weakness A skinny appearance T: Pale and shiny or Red C: Thin and white or None P: Knotted or Intermittent or Minute, forceless and Deficient or Thready[americandragon.com] Five sole Heat due to stress Early menses Restlessness Dry tongue Pale copious menstrual flow Weakness Memory loss Excess dreams Fright Tired body Dry, hard stool Coarse skin[americandragon.com]

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    Molecular analyses of biopsies from the epidermis of patients have identified pathogenic markers that correlate with delayed wound healing.[doi.org] Poor pulses, cold feet, thin or blue skin, and lack of hair signal that the feet are not getting enough blood.[drrizviwoundcare.com] The neuroischaemic foot is a cool, pulseless foot; the skin is thin, shiny, and without hair.[bmj.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] Methylprednisolone side effects can include sweating, spinning sensation, bloating, nausea, acne, stomach pain, slow wound healing, thinning skin, mood changes, bruising,[livestrong.com] Symptoms may include: Slow growth Upper body obesity Round or moon-shaped face Increased fat around neck Thinning arms and legs Fragile and thin skin Darkened pigmentation[stanfordchildrens.org]

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