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1,137 Possible Causes for Hand Enlargement

  • Acromegaly

    It results in gradual enlargement of body tissues including the bones of the face, jaw, hands, feet, and skull.[] […] ac·ro·meg·a·ly \ ˌa-krō-ˈme-gə-lē \ : a disorder caused by excessive production of growth hormone by the pituitary gland and marked especially by progressive enlargement of[] Symptoms A common sign of acromegaly is enlarged hands and feet.[]

  • Skin Infection

    It consists of firm, yellow, pea-like enlargements in the skin. Each bump has a red halo and may itch.[] This condition occurs most often on the backs of hands, feet, arms, legs and buttocks. The disorder usually occurs in young men with type 1 diabetes.[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Because of the risk of rupturing the spleen, heavy lifting and contact sports should be avoided for six to eight weeks, even if the spleen isn’t noticeably enlarged.[] On the other hand, the absence of swollen cervical lymph nodes and fatigue are the most useful to dismiss the idea of infectious mononucleosis as the correct diagnosis.[] What to do to prevent transmission of “The Kissing Disease”: Good and consistent hand washing Eat nutritious food Adequate sleep Do not share towels, toothbrushes, water glasses[]

  • Primary Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

    He noticed a progressive enlargement of his hands and feet associated with growth retardation.[] Her examination showed clubbing, enlarged distal ends of fingers and toes and wide hands. The rest of physical examination was normal.[] His hands and feet were enlarged with thickened palms and heel pads.[]

  • Gigantism - Acromegaly

    Early manifestations include enlarged hands and feet along with coarsening of facial features.[] After pituitary transsphenoidal surgery, all acryl enlargement in hands and ligaments disappeared.[] Signs and symptoms Increased blood sugar levels Abnormally tall height (gigantism & acromegaly) Enlarged hands, feet, jaw, cheeks, lips, tongue, and nose (acromegaly) Short[]

  • Pachydermoperiostosis, Autosomal Dominant

    A 32-year-old male presented with enlargement of hands and forearms since the age of 18 years [Figure 1] .[] Enlarged hands and feet - Not always acromegaly.[] […] of the hands and feet.[]

  • Gigantism

    Early manifestations include enlarged hands and feet along with coarsening of facial features.[] It appears in childhood and many morphological signs lead us to suspect it: enlarged hands and feet, thick skin, a prominent chin (called prognathism), and an abnormal tendency[] He would have enlarged hands, legs and enlarged internal organs as well. He might have vision problems and have a chance of getting pituitary tumors.[]

  • Acromegalic Arthropathy

    Enlarged Feet And Hands Enlarged feet and hands are one of the main symptoms of Acromegalic arthropathy.[] In adults, whose epiphyseal plates are closed, the disease causes enlarged hands and feet, coarsened facial features, and pathological growth of internal organs.[] Clinically, patients develop distinctive coarse facial features; thickening of the skin; enlarged mandible, hands, and feet; prominent forehead and supraorbital ridging; enlarged[]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    hands and feet Excess sweating High blood sugar Heart problems Joint pain Misaligned teeth Increased body hair Children and adolescents might grow too fast or too tall.[] […] the upper back High or low blood pressure and high or low blood sugar Bruising and thinning of the skin Anxiety, irritability or depression Exaggerated facial features and enlarged[] […] marks Anxiety, irritability or depression Growth hormone-secreting tumors These tumors produce excess growth hormone (acromegaly), which can cause: Coarsened facial features Enlarged[]

  • Hyperpituitarism

    ; large feet; large face; enlarged jaw; tongue problems; big forehead; darkened skin in armpits; widely spaced teeth; oily, tough skin; skin pigmentation changes – darker[] Observation reveals: an enlarged jaw thickened tongue enlarged and weakened hands coarsened facial features oily or leathery skin prominent supraorbital ridge Gigantism develops[] The symptoms of acromegaly generally appear very gradually, causing the deformation and coarsening of facial features and enlargement of the hands, feet, head, and tongue.[]

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