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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.[] The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[] wound healing Kyphoscoliotic EDS Kyphoscoliotic EDS (kEDS) is rare.[]

  • 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.[] In addition, the systemic side effects of excess cortisol can delay wound healing and result in immune suppression [ 1 , 2 , 6 ].[] 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] .[]

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

  • 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 ([] wound healing.[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] […] growth and development Impaired wound and tissue healing The symptoms of anemia may resemble other blood disorders or medical problems.[] […] 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[]

  • 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.[] The presenting complaints of the patients include lack of energy, delayed wound healing, visual blurring and fungal infections such as pruritis vulvae or balanitis.[] 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.[]

  • 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[] Clinical manifestations include growth retardation and male hypogonadism in adolescence, rough skin, poor appetite, mental lethargy, delayed wound healing, cell-mediated immune[] Symptoms of Zinc Deficiency Behavioral and sleep disturbances Delayed wound healing Diarrhea Joint pain Dandruff Eczema Skin rashes Growth retardation Hair loss Hyperactivity[]

  • 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[] 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[]

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    Molecular analyses of biopsies from the epidermis of patients have identified pathogenic markers that correlate with delayed wound healing.[] Poor pulses, cold feet, thin or blue skin, and lack of hair signal that the feet are not getting enough blood.[] The neuroischaemic foot is a cool, pulseless foot; the skin is thin, shiny, and without hair.[]

  • 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[] Methylprednisolone side effects can include sweating, spinning sensation, bloating, nausea, acne, stomach pain, slow wound healing, thinning skin, mood changes, bruising,[] 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[]

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