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36 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • 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[pituitarysociety.org] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.org] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.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] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.org] He had plethoric face, prominent neck hump, pink striae, easy bruising, and vellous hypertrichosis [Figure 1] . There was erythroderma studded with small pustules.[e-ijd.org]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    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] The possible side effects of prednisone include weight gain, high blood pressure, bone thinning, mood changes, easy bruising, insomnia, stretch marks, acne, cataracts and[livestrong.com]

  • Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease 1

    Easy bruising, facial plethora and proximal myopathy are the most sensitive features of Cushing's syndrome.[clinicaladvisor.com] On examination, she had a significant cushingoid appearance with a round face, thin skin, supraclavicular fat pad, and proximal muscle weakness.[karger.com] bruising, caused by the overproduction of the hormone cortisol.[cancer.net]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    […] susceptibility Bruise easily Easy bruisability Easy bruising [ more ] 0000978 Depressivity Depression 0000716 Diabetes mellitus 0000819 Fatigue Tired Tiredness [ more ] 0012378[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] Weight gain (with centripetal distribution, buffalo-hump, supraclavicular fat pad), arterial hypertension, ecchymoses and purple striae on flanks and lower abdomen are all[primarycare.imedpub.com]

  • Cortisone

    With higher doses and frequent shots, potential side effects include: Thinning of the skin Easy bruising Weight gain Puffiness of the face Higher blood pressure Cataract formation[webmd.com] Cushing's syndrome invariably presents with a classical phenotype comprising central adiposity, prominence of dorsal, supraclavicular and temporal fat pads, bruising, abdominal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bruising or bleeding; excitement F facial flushing; fainting; fever; fast or irregular heartbeat ; frequent urination; false sense of well-being; flushing of face or cheeks[intermountainhealthandwellness.com]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    […] seen: Skin infections Purple stretch marks (1/2 inch 1 centimeter or more wide) called striae on the skin of the abdomen, thighs, upper arms, and breasts Thin skin with easy[medlineplus.gov] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] Signs and symptoms appearing in the skin include: Easy bruising ( purpura ) and purple striae of the skin over the abdomen, buttocks and thighs Telangiectatic cheeks (broken[dermnetnz.org]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    High levels of cortisol may cause patients to develop Cushing's syndrome, characterized by obesity, high blood pressure, edema, muscle weakness, thin skin, easy bruising and[montefiore.org] bruising bone fractures moodiness and/or depression high blood sugar high blood pressure.[drugs.com] […] neck and shoulders deepening of the voice swelling of the sex organs or breasts (in men and women) irregular menstrual periods (in women) severe fatigue and muscle weakness easy[drugs.com]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    Typical symptoms and signs include moon face and truncal obesity, easy bruising, and thin arms and legs.[merckmanuals.com] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] bruising Violaceous striae width 1 cm Buffalo hump Sudden weight gain Hirsutism (in women) Muscle weakness Decreased libido & impotency (in men) Infection Depression/lethargy[specialty.mims.com]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    A group of symptoms, including a puffy face, fat accumulation around the torso, fat loss from legs and arms, and easy bruising, resulting from elevated levels of cortisol[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[radiopaedia.org] bruising, purplish stretch marks (stria) and red cheeks (plethora) Excess hair growth (hirsutism) on face, neck, chest, abdomen, and thighs Generalized weakness and fatigue[pituitary.org]

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