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339 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • 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[] The following signs and symptoms are common: Weight gain Skin changes Hirsutism Menstrual disorders Progressive proximal muscle weakness Infertility Impotence Moodiness, irritability[] 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[]

  • Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease 4

    Easy bruising, facial plethora and proximal myopathy are the most sensitive features of Cushing's syndrome.[] On clinical examination, skin atrophy, buffalo hump, moon facies, proximal muscle weakness and elevated blood pressure (145/90 mmHg) were documented.[] […] to the body (proximal muscle weakness) and psychological disturbances.[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Patients may have a low platelet count because of an enlarged spleen causing easy bruising.[] When she visited our hospital, she had polyarthritis, myalgia, symmetrical proximal limb-muscle weakness, elevated muscle enzymes, and myogenic abnormalities on electromyogram[] Cirrhosis can lead to easy bruising, nosebleeds, gallstones, intense itching, kidney failure and liver cancer. It is most commonly caused by alcoholism and hepatitis.[]

  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia

    bruising or bleeding Pain or a feeling of fullness below the ribs Diagnosis The following tests and procedures may be used: Physical exam and history Complete blood count[] muscle weakness, steroid therapy was discontinued.[] A shortage of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia) can lead to easy bruising and bleeding. Some people notice frequent or severe nosebleeds or bleeding from their gums.[]

  • Corticotropin

    This can cause symptoms of Cushing's syndrome, which include: Upper body fat A rounded "moon" face Easy bruising Muscle weakness After you stop taking corticotropin, your[] On physical examination, she was a cushingoid-appearing girl with proximal muscle weakness and notable facial acne.[] 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[]

  • Polymyositis

    In high doses, they commonly cause an increase in appetite and weight, puffiness of the face, and easy bruising.[] This report highlights the case of a 30-year-old male who had severe myalgia and proximal muscle weakness.[] Polymyositis is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, characterized by proximal muscle weakness and sometimes extramuscular manifestations.[]

  • 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.[] Over time, disuse of muscle causes atrophy with proximal muscle weakness.[] bruising of the skin High blood pressure High blood sugar levels Cataracts .[]

  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    Signs of connective tissue disorder included: osteopenia, pathological fracture, yellow/grey discolored teeth, blue sclerae and easy bruising.[] The gait disorder improved with ventriculoperitoneal shunting, but proximal muscle weakness remained.[]

  • Fluconazole

    bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; seizure (convulsions); skin rash or skin lesions; or liver problems--loss of appetite, stomach pain (upper right side), dark urine[] On examination, the patient had prominent supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat pads, moon facies, abdominal obesity and striae, proximal muscle weakness but no acanthosis[] bruising or bleeding , unusual weakness; seizure ( convulsions ); skin rash or skin lesions; or liver problems --loss of appetite, stomach pain (upper right side), dark urine[]

  • Cyclophosphamide

    You should contact your doctor if you notice the following: blood in your urine, fevers and chills, easy bruising or bleeding, shortness of breath, and/or swelling of the[] A 50-year-old man presented with dysphagia and proximal muscle weakness.[] bruising/bleeding, stopping of menstrual periods, existing wounds that are slow healing.[]

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