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839 Possible Causes for Easy Bruising, Thin Skin

  • 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] Symptoms may include upper body obesity, round face, and thin skin. Treatment depends on the cause. It may include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or medicines.[swedish.org] 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[froedtert.com]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    bruising, arterial, intestinal, and/or uterine fragility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is associated with easy bruising and bleeding complications in the majority.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    bruising, bruising without trauma, and fragile arteries, intestine, and/or uterus.[diseaseinfosearch.org] The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[symptoma.com] In retrospect, this child had several major criteria of EDS: 4 history of spontaneous colonic perforation, easy bruising, characteristic face, keloid on the chin and forehead[academic.oup.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos-Syndrome Type 10

    […] susceptibility Bruise easily Easy bruisability Easy bruising [ more ] 0000978 Joint laxity Joint instability Lax joints Loose-jointedness Loosejointedness [ more ] 0001388[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] ) or Tenascin Deficient Type Marked large and small joint hypermobility, joint pain, easy bruising, easy bleeding, normal scars Dominant TNXB ( (Not available through CDL)[uwcpdx.org] Signs of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes include easy bruising without significant trauma and joints that can move beyond the normal range of motion.[medicinenet.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] 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] 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]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Steroids do have side effects, such as easy bruising, bone thinning, cataracts, and diabetes. Anti-rheumatic medicines can help treat RA.[familydoctor.org] […] of skin Increased blood glucose levels Gastrointestinal irritation Cataracts Increased blood pressure Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Azathioprine (Imuran) Potentially[rxlist.com] bruising, muscle weakness and thinning of the skin.[nhsinform.scot]

  • 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] 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]

  • 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] Twenty-seven years later, the patient presented again with short stature, severe osteopenia, skeletal deformities, thinning of the skin, and myopathy( Cline Endocrinol Metab[academic.oup.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type Cardiac Valvular

    ) or Tenascin Deficient Type Marked large and small joint hypermobility, joint pain, easy bruising, easy bleeding, normal scars Dominant TNXB ( (Not available through CDL)[uwcpdx.org] * Thin skin * Hyperextensible skin * Myopia * Astigmatism * Systolic murmur * Mitral valve prolapse * Tricuspid valve prolapse * Aortic root dilatation * Sinus of valsalva[checkorphan.org] Hyperextensibility of the skin, easy bruising, tissue fragility, hypotonia, kyphoscoliosis have also been reported.[ijponline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Spondylocheirodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    […] and VIIB Congenital hip dislocation; severe generalized joint hypermobility; recurrent subluxations Skin hyperextensibility with easy bruising; tissue fragility with atrophic[emedicine.medscape.com] Vascular EDS Major Diagnostic Criteria • Thin translucent skin • Extensive bruising • Characteristic facial appearance • Organ rupture Inheritance: Autosomal dominant Genetic[studyslide.com] , thin skin, papyraceous scarringEye signs: drooping eyelids or myopia or antimongoloid slantVaricose veins or hernia or uterine/rectal prolapse* The diagnosis of benign joint[myslide.es]

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