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48 Possible Causes for Fat Pads on Hands and Feet, Loss of Fat of the Upper Body

  • Lipedema

    […] of the upper half of the body and increased deposition of fat FULL TEXT[annals.org] , 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] Weight Loss Weight loss will NOT reduce abnormal fat deposits caused by lipedema.[torontophysiotherapy.ca]

  • Lipodystrophy

    Acquired partial lipodystrophy (APL) Characterized by gradual loss of fat from the upper body, including head, neck, upper extremities and truncal region during childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Liposuction is an option for the fat pad on the upper back/neck (buffalo hump), although the fat often returns.[poz.com] With APL, a progressive loss of fat from the upper body that spares the lower body in children under the age of 16 is suggestive of a diagnosis.[rarediseases.org]

  • Acquired Partial Lipodystrophy

    APLD is phenotypically characterised by a loss of fat in the upper body segment, namely, in the face, trunk, and arms.[arthritisresearch.us] Condition details Extensive fat loss from upper part of body (face, neck, arms, chest and upper abdomen) causing pain and psychological stress.[geneticdisordersuk.org] Acquired partial dystrophy (APL) is distinguished by the loss of fat on the upper part of the body.[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Fat Pads on Hands and Feet
  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Acquired partial lipodystrophy (APL) Characterized by gradual loss of fat from the upper body, including head, neck, upper extremities and truncal region during childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acquired lipodystrophy can be generalized, resembling congenital forms, or partial, as the Barraquer-Simons syndrome, with loss of fat in the upper part of the body contrasting[dx.doi.org] Acquired Partial Lipodystrophy (Barraquer-Simons Syndrome) Acquired partial lipodystrophy (APL) is characterized by gradual loss of subcutaneous fat from the upper body, i.e[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Fat Pads on Hands and Feet
  • Hypercholesterolemia

    One theory for this increase in TG is due to the redistribution of body fat caused by corticosteroid treatment to the upper trunk and face with a loss of fat in the extremities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Fat Pads on Hands and Feet
  • Growth Failure

    Skin function was evaluated by measuring transepidermal water loss (TEWL) at multiple body sites to determine an average or "mean basal" transepidermal water loss.[firstskinfoundation.org] Upper and lower endoscopies were performed to further evaluate GI status.[firstskinfoundation.org] An extensive evaluation of gastrointestinal (GI) function was obtained, including measures of the ability of the GI tract to absorb protein and fat.[firstskinfoundation.org]

    Missing: Fat Pads on Hands and Feet
  • 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]

    Missing: Loss of Fat of the Upper Body
  • Arthrogryposis-Renal Dysfunction-Cholestasis Syndrome

    pads (hands and/or feet) HPO:7514 – 3 1 – – 1 3/5 Neurologic Retardation of motor development HPO:1263 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Intellectual disability HPO:1249 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Spasticity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 1771 6 5 2 2 – 1 5/5 Skin, Nails, and Hair High anterior hairline HPO:294 – 2 5 – – 1 3/5 Muscle and Soft Tissue Distal muscle weakness HPO:2460 6 2 – – 2 1 4/5 Edema or fat[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Loss of Fat of the Upper Body
  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    pads (hands and/or feet) HPO:7514 – 3 1 – – 1 3/5 Neurologic Retardation of motor development HPO:1263 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Intellectual disability HPO:1249 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Spasticity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 1771 6 5 2 2 – 1 5/5 Skin, Nails, and Hair High anterior hairline HPO:294 – 2 5 – – 1 3/5 Muscle and Soft Tissue Distal muscle weakness HPO:2460 6 2 – – 2 1 4/5 Edema or fat[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Loss of Fat of the Upper Body
  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    pads (hands and/or feet) HPO:7514 – 3 1 – – 1 3/5 Neurologic Retardation of motor development HPO:1263 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Intellectual disability HPO:1249 6 5 1 2 2 1 5/5 Spasticity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 1771 6 5 2 2 – 1 5/5 Skin, Nails, and Hair High anterior hairline HPO:294 – 2 5 – – 1 3/5 Muscle and Soft Tissue Distal muscle weakness HPO:2460 6 2 – – 2 1 4/5 Edema or fat[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Loss of Fat of the Upper Body

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