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19 Possible Causes for Facial Redness, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Obesity

    The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data. To examine trends and prevalences of overweight (body mass index [BMI] or 25) and obesity (BMI or 30), using measured[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Morbid obesity is associated with liver pathology, most commonly non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) leading to cirrhosis. However, the morbid obesity impedes qualification for organ transplantation. We present a case report of a 56-year-old woman who underwent bariatric procedure followed by liver transplantation[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    The most common symptoms and signs of excess levels of cortisol in the body are obesity, facial plethora (facial redness), violaceous abdominal striae (purple or bluish stripes[britannica.com] 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] […] plethora, rounded face, buffalo-hump Signs of protein wasting: thin skin, abdominal purple to red and wide cutaneous striae (abdomen, flanks, breasts, hips, axillae), easy[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Facial redness (plethora). Proximal muscle weakness. Stretch marks (striae) - especially if reddish purple and more than 1 cm wide.[patient.info] 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] , facial hair growth, slow healing, stretch marks , dryness and acne muscle weakness high blood pressure high blood glucose (sugar) levels changes in mood, including depression[draxe.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    pads.[symptoma.com] The majority of patients with functional tumors shows symptoms of Cushing syndrome including truncal obesity, striae, malar flushing, supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat[symptoma.com]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    […] erythema Blushed cheeks Blushing Red face Red in the face [ more ] 0001041 Glucose intolerance 0001952 Hirsutism Excessive hairiness 0001007 Increased circulating ACTH level[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]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    […] weight gain Facial redness and hair High blood pressure Diabetes Tiredness Depression and mood swings Low libido (sex drive) No or irregular periods in women Thin bones ([health.ccm.net] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When there is too much cortisol in the blood, it can cause weight gain, fatigue, easy bruising, purple stretch marks on the abdomen, facial redness (called plethora), excess[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    The main clinical features (Fig. 2) and their frequency are: 95% weight gain around the central regions (centripetal obesity) 90% facial plethora (red face) 90% change of[endocrinesurgery.net.au] 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] […] plethora in most patients) SKIN : thin and atrophic; easy bruisability following minimal trauma; red striae- abdominal, over the breast, hips, buttocks, thighs and axillae[slideplayer.com]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    Patients having Cushing's syndrome usually have easy bruising; abdominal obesity and thin arms and legs; facial plethora; acne; proximal muscle weakness; and/or red purple[freepatentsonline.com] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[endocrine-abstracts.org] […] plethora, rounded face, buffalo-hump Signs of protein wasting: thin skin, abdominal purple to red and wide cutaneous striae (abdomen, flanks, breasts, hips, axillae), easy[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    The most common symptoms and signs of excess levels of cortisol in the body are obesity, facial plethora (facial redness), violaceous abdominal striae (purple or bluish stripes[britannica.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] Facial redness (plethora). Proximal muscle weakness. Stretch marks (striae) - especially if reddish purple and more than 1 cm wide.[patient.info]

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