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8 Possible Causes for Fat Pads on Hands and Feet

  • Enchondromatosis

    Subsequently, we performed an additional radiographic examination of the hands and feet, as well as an MRI of both hands to identify other possible enchondromas in the most[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most recent MRI examination showed enchondromatosis involving both knees with bilateral extension into Hoffa's fat pad and the patellar ligament.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Enchondromatosis with soft tissue involvement is extremely rare, and involvement of Hoffa's fat pad has not been reported in the scientific literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Suprasellar Tumor

    There was no enlargement of his jaws, hands or feet, or Tinel’s sign. His thyroid was palpable but not enlarged, with no discrete nodules.[healio.com] Physical exam revealed an obese man (BMI, 42) without any increased hyperpigmentation, wide purple striae, acanthosis nigricans or dorsocervical fat pad.[healio.com]

  • Sellar Tumor with Suprasellar Extension

    There was no enlargement of his jaws, hands or feet, or Tinel’s sign. His thyroid was palpable but not enlarged, with no discrete nodules.[healio.com] Physical exam revealed an obese man (BMI, 42) without any increased hyperpigmentation, wide purple striae, acanthosis nigricans or dorsocervical fat pad.[healio.com]

  • Lipedema

    , feet, upper torso Pain: Present with pressure Pitting edema: No Stemmer’s sign: No Orthostatic edema: Present, particularly in warmer months Other signs: Fat pad at medial[consultqd.clevelandclinic.org] […] help make the diagnosis of lipedema: Sex of patient: Female Age of onset: 10 to 30 Family history: Common Areas affected: Buttocks, legs, thighs, arms Areas not affected: Hands[consultqd.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Lipodystrophy

    Liposuction is an option for the fat pad on the upper back/neck (buffalo hump), although the fat often returns.[poz.com] […] and feet.[poz.com] Some people taking Serostim develop carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition in the hands and fingers.[poz.com]

  • Wiedemann-Steiner Syndrome

    […] and feet, and subcalcaneal fat pads (upper row, left to right: patients 2, 4 and 6; lower row, left to right: patients 2, 4 and 6).[jmg.bmj.com] […] thin upper vermillion and large ears (upper row, left to right: patients 1, 2 and 3; lower row, left to right: patients 4, 5 and 6); (B) marked grooves and pillowing of hands[jmg.bmj.com]

  • HIV Wasting Syndrome

    Liposuction is an option for the fat pad on the upper back/neck (buffalo hump), although the fat often returns.[poz.com] […] and feet.[poz.com] Some people taking Serostim develop carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful condition in the hands and fingers.[poz.com]

  • Synovial Sarcoma

    Typically affects hands or feet. Radiographic sign for a knee effusion 10 mm or more displacement of suprapetallar fat pad and anterior femoral fat pad.[quizlet.com] Sudenck atrophy is also known as Shoulder-hand syndrome. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.[quizlet.com]

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