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16 Possible Causes for Emotional Lability, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Psychological problems such as depression, cognitive dysfunction, and emotional lability may develop.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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] Common psychiatric abnormalities include agitated depression, lethargy, paranoia, overt psychosis, insomnia, emotional lability, irritability, anxiety and panic attacks [[benthamopen.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    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]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    lability, and hypokalaemic alkalosis.[ncbi.nlm.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] Psychological problems: depression, cognitive dysfunction and emotional lability. Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses.[patient.info]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Cortisol and its synthetic analogs have been in widespread clinical use for the treatment of a variety of disorders for more than 50 years. Since their first clinical application, intensive research has expanded our understanding of the physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of steroids and has led to a large[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    lability, euphoria, depression, psychosis) – stimulation of mineralocorticoid receptors in limbic system Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone production (SIADH)[epomedicine.com] – between scapula and neck Supraclavicular fat pads I mmunosuppression (Opportunistic infection) – decreases lymphocyte and monocyte function and production; decreased complement[epomedicine.com] […] fat pads I mmunosuppression (Opportunistic infection) – decreases lymphocyte and monocyte function and production; decreased complement level D ernaged mental function (Emotional[epomedicine.com]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    lability, paranoia Muscle wasting with proximal myopathy Note: The previous characteristics are not commonly present in Cushing’s syndrome secondary to ectopic ACTH production[dreb.info] 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] Has the patient noticed a change in mood, for example depression or emotional lability? Depression is common in Cushing’s.[endobible.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    lability New onset or worsening of high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus Polyuria or polydipsia (increased thirst) from diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipidus Reduced[emedicinehealth.com] Features more specific to Cushing's syndrome include proximal muscle weakness, supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora, violaceous striae, easy bruising, and premature osteoporosis[bestpractice.bmj.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]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    Psychological problems: depression, cognitive dysfunction and emotional lability. Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses.[patient.info] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[endocrine-abstracts.org] . - Psychological problems (depression, cognitive dysfunction, and emotional lability) - New onset or worsening of hypertension and diabetes mellitus, difficulty with wound[aippg.net]

  • Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease 4

    Psychological problems: depression, cognitive dysfunction and emotional lability. Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses.[patient.info] Presentation Truncal obesity, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, weight gain. Facial fullness, moon facies, facial plethora. Proximal muscle wasting and weakness.[patient.info]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    lability/depression  20 - 50 %  Headache  Backache  Limb edema  Recurrent infections  Hypokalemic alkalosis  Nephrolithiasis  0 - 20 %  Acne  Alopecia 21.[slideshare.net] 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] Severe proximal myopathy and mental problems ranging from emotional lability to profound psychosis should be added to the list of medical problems that may occur.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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