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13 Possible Causes for Hirsutism, Muscle Mass Decreased, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Morbid Obesity

    In addition, the amount of muscle in your body tends to decrease with age. This lower muscle mass leads to a decrease in metabolism.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    We present the case of a 23-month-old female child with a history of excessive weight gain, growth failure, hirsutism, acne and behavioural difficulties.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Potential complications of Cushing Syndrome include vulnerability to infections, osteoporosis, hypertension, and a decrease in muscle mass The treatment of Cushing Syndrome[dovemed.com]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    Clinical suspicion was based mostly on the typical fat distribution; hirsutism and amenorrhoea were important in women.[actamedicaportuguesa.com] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[endocrine-abstracts.org] mass.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Obesity

    Moreover, obesity is implicated in a wide spectrum of dermatologic diseases, including acanthosis nigricans, acrochordons, keratosis pilaris, hyperandrogenism and hirsutism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In elderly patients, obesity induces a decrease in skeletal muscle strength and mass, which is linked to age-related sarcopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Women with PCOS typically have irregular bleeding, hirsutism, and/or infertility in association with chronic anovulation and androgen excess not attributable to another cause[library.med.utah.edu]

  • Ovarian Stromal Hyperthecosis

    Abstract A 53-year-old woman presented with hirsutism of long duration and virilization of recent onset. She was gravida 12 para 9.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had moon facies with increased supraclavicular fat pads.[arcfertility.com] The patient had a marked reduction in acne and hirsutism with regrowth of her scalp hair.[healio.com]

  • Virilization

    How is the hirsutism of PCOS treated? Why?[quizlet.com] Stigmata of Cushing’s syndrome (facial plethora, striae, dorsocervical or supraclavicular fat pads) were not present. Figure 1.[academic.oup.com] Signs of virilization might include: Deepening voice Balding Acne Decreased breast size Increased muscle mass Enlargement of the clitoris Causes At puberty, a girl's ovaries[mayoclinic.org]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    True hirsutism is distinct from hypertrichosis, which is simply an excessive feminine hair growth.[link.springer.com] There is truncal obesity with prominent supraclavicular and dorsal cervical fat pads ("buffalo hump"); the distal extremities and fingers are usually quite slender.[teleplexus.com] muscle mass proximal limb weakness hyperglycemia osteoperosis why is there decreased muscle mass in cushing's syndrome atrophy of type 2 muscle fibers from hypercortisolism[quizlet.com]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    […] obesity, moon face, acne, abdominal striae, hypertension, decreased carbohydrate tolerance, protein catabolism, psychiatric disturbances, and osteoporosis, amenorrhea, and hirsutism[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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] muscle mass and increased fat mass are noted and accompanied by a low metabolic rate which is approximately 60% of normal. 1, 2, 6 There are limited treatment options available[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Congenital Isolated ACTH Deficiency

    Content Clinical Overview Diagnosis Indications for Testing Ambiguous genitalia or unexplainable electrolyte results in infancy Premature sexual development in older children Hirsutism[arupconsult.com] Progressive central (truncal) obesity, facial rounding (moon facies), and supraclavicular and cervicodorsal fat pads (buffalo hump) representing fat redistribution are the[glowm.com] Other effects include a decrease in skeletal muscle mass, bone mineral density, sexual function, libido, and general well-being.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Adrenal Incidentaloma

    Adrenal incidentaloma is not infrequent and can be found in hirsute women.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fat-pads, central obesity, striae, easy bruising, poor wound-healing, emotional and cognitive changes Hypertension Hyperglycaemia Hyperlipidaemia Osteoporosis 1 mg overnight[racgp.org.au] […] hirsutism temporal balding voice changes clitoral enlargement acne increased muscle mass decreased breast size amenorrhea 23 Before we proceed……. chromaffin 1.The medulla[slideplayer.com]

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