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13 Possible Causes for Edema, Muscle Mass Decreased, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Obesity

    Edema Edema (American English), oedema or œdema (British English), formerly known as dropsy or hydropsy, is the increase of interstitial fluid in any organ — swelling.[] In elderly patients, obesity induces a decrease in skeletal muscle strength and mass, which is linked to age-related sarcopenia.[] mass, decreasing in starvation and increasing during resistive activity when sufficient protein was ingested.[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Similar to VI, 35 wounds usually are not likely to heal if the edema is not controlled but controlling edema is challenging.[] In addition, the amount of muscle in your body tends to decrease with age. This lower muscle mass leads to a decrease in metabolism.[] […] and the anastomosis will expand once the edema resolves; only if a patient cannot tolerate liquids should dilation under these circumstances occur.[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Seven weeks after originally being prescribed voriconazole, she came to her primary care clinic with elevated blood pressure, lower extremity edema, and weight gain; she was[] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[] Potential complications of Cushing Syndrome include vulnerability to infections, osteoporosis, hypertension, and a decrease in muscle mass The treatment of Cushing Syndrome[]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    Significant metabolic side effects occurred in four of the patients, with two instances of pitting edema.[] fat pad, sometimes known as a 'buffalo hump' purple skin striae easy skin bruising acanthosis nigricans proximal myopathy depression and other mood disorders osteoporosis[] muscle mass and increased fat mass are noted and accompanied by a low metabolic rate which is approximately 60% of normal. 1, 2, 6 There are limited treatment options available[]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    A 43-year-old gentleman presented with complaints of progressively increasing proximal muscle weakness, low back pain, breathlessness, weight gain, stria and generalized edema[] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[] mass.[]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    Three years after surgery, magnetic resonance imaging showed complete resolution of cord edema at T1-4 and T8-9, and the high signal intensity at unoperated levels largely[] The patient had oral candidiasis, thin skin, multiple petechiae on the chest, a small supraclavicular fat pad and proximal muscle weakness.[] mass, weakness Decreased bone mass (osteoporosis) Shrunken testicles Depression Loss of self-esteem, aggressiveness/alertness and higher cognitive functions such as prioritizing[]

  • Diabetic Pseudotabes

    Entries on cerebellar diseases, peripheral neuropathies, various dementias, diagnostic tests (both clinical and laboratory), forms of cerebral edema, dissociative signs and[] Skin (plethora; hirstutism; ance; telengectasia); Moon facies; Eyes (visual fields - fundi (HTN DM Papilloedema); Mouth thrush; Neck - supraclavicular fat pads; acanthosis[] Motor peripheral neuropathy with muscle imbalance resulting from impaired innervation of muscles and tendons, first of the peroneal muscles, with decrease in muscle mass of[]

  • Ovarian Stromal Hyperthecosis

    Edema was occasionally seen in the outer portion but was marked in the central zone of the ovaries, particularly on the left.[] She had moon facies with increased supraclavicular fat pads.[] Massive ovarian edema. Swollen ovary with bulging cut surface.[]

  • Virilization

    The final pathology was massive ovarian edema.[] Stigmata of Cushing’s syndrome (facial plethora, striae, dorsocervical or supraclavicular fat pads) were not present. Figure 1.[] Signs of virilization might include: Deepening voice Balding Acne Decreased breast size Increased muscle mass Enlargement of the clitoris Causes At puberty, a girl's ovaries[]

  • Myopathy, Endocrine

    This is edema. There is also some edema of the subcutaneous tissues. It is very unusual for a trauma, for example, to present with edema in all compartments.[] Abdominal striae, truncal obesity, moon facies, supraclavicular fat pads, and a buffalo hump suggest steroid excess, either exogenous or related to Cushing's syndrome.[] Serum CPK may not be elevated in some patients with muscle disease because of decreased muscle mass or the presence of an antibody that binds to the enzyme and interferes[]

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