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367 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Proximal Muscle Weakness

  • 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.[] The following signs and symptoms are common: Weight gain Skin changes Hirsutism Menstrual disorders Progressive proximal muscle weakness Infertility Impotence Moodiness, irritability[] 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 Classic-Like Type 1

    bruising without atrophic scarring.[] muscle tone 0001252 Myalgia Muscle ache Muscle pain [ more ] 0003326 Proximal muscle weakness Weakness in muscles of upper arms and upper legs 0003701 Sensory neuropathy[] These symptoms include easy bruising, abnormally stretchy skin (hyperextensible), very loose joints with an abnormally large range of movement (hypermobility), and joints[]

  • 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.[] He had significant proximal muscle weakness of lower limbs with preservation of deep tendon reflexes.[] Because of progressive proximal muscle weakness, patients may have difficulty climbing stairs, getting out of a low chair, and raising their arms.[]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    The patient was a 69 year-old woman who had a 10-15 year history of controlled hypertension, back pain associated with osteoporosis, easy bruising, and truncal obesity.[] muscle weakness Decreased libido & impotency (in men) Infection Depression/lethargy Menstrual disorders Associated Clinical Conditions Osteoporosis Hypertension Diabetes[] Clinical symptoms of Cushing's disease Round facies Proximal muscle weakness Truncal obesity Buffalo hump Thin skin Hirsutism Easy bruisability Purple abdominal striae Depression[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    bruising, hirsutism, and progressive muscle weakness.[] In addition to classical features of glucocorticoid excess, such as proximal muscle weakness and wide purple striae, patients may present with the associated comorbidities[] Those features most specific for Cushing's syndrome include abnormal fat distribution, particularly in the supraclavicular and temporal fossae, proximal muscle weakness, wide[]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    The high levels of cortisol cause symptoms including obesity and very easy bruising, among other health concerns.[] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[] Hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, severe proximal muscle weakness, nonsuppressible high-dose dexamethasone suppression test (HDDST) and rapid course of disease all pointed[]

  • 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.[] Although there was no evidence of proximal muscle weakness, EMG was done which was reported as normal.[] bruising of the skin High blood pressure High blood sugar levels Cataracts.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    bruising Cardiovascular system —causing abnormal heart beat/heart rate, heart failure, high blood pressure (hypertension), and other conditions Gastrointestinal (GI) tract[] The principal clinical findings were weakness and tenderness of the proximal limbs and girdle muscle. He was unable to lift his head or any extremities from the bed.[] Complications of Alcohol Abuse Chronic alcohol abuse and dependence can damage all organ systems, including: Blood-forming system —resulting in anemia (low red blood cell count) and easy[]

  • Acute Renal Failure

    bruising, and pale skin (from anemia); ...[] Neuromuscular manifestations include muscle weakness and cramps as well as an increased incidence of rhabdomyolysis.[] Abnormally dark or light skin Bone pain Drowsiness or problems concentrating or thinking Numbness or swelling in the hands and feet Muscle twitching or cramps Breath odor Easy[]

  • Polymyositis

    In high doses, they commonly cause an increase in appetite and weight, puffiness of the face, and easy bruising.[] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search rare idiopathic inflammatory myopathy characterized by symmetric proximal muscle weakness and elevated muscle enzymes edit[] This report highlights the case of a 30-year-old male who had severe myalgia and proximal muscle weakness.[]

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