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166 Possible Causes for Hypertension, Thick Facial Skin, Weight Gain

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    CONCLUSION: Polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.[] Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[]

  • Acromegaly

    Increased mortality has been related to cardiovascular events that could be linked to these hormones and patients suffer from high rates of diabetes and hypertension.[] We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[] The facial aspect is characteristic and includes a widened and thickened nose, prominent cheekbones, forehead bulges, thick lips and marked facial lines.[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with multiple adverse outcomes in the mother and fetus, including spontaneous abortion, pre-eclampsia, gestational hypertension, gestational[] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[] […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[]

  • Achard Thiers Syndrome

    Patients often also have amenorrhoea, hypertension and osteoporosis.[] Pregnancy causes weight gain and increases levels of estogen and placental hormones, which antagonize insulin. some medications such as thiazide diuretics, adrenal corticosteroids[] The hair itself is sometimes not particularly thick, but the roots are very large which cause a noticeable shadow under the skin.[]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    A 14-year-old boy with slow growth and hypertension, but no other signs of CS was admitted for CD evaluation.[] It is part of a group of diseases that cause Cushing’s syndrome, characterized by signs and symptoms that may include weight gain around the trunk and in the face, stretch[] If the tumor develops after puberty, then the person has the following symptoms of acromegaly: thick, oily skin; coarse features with thick lips and a broad nose; prominent[]

  • Lipodystrophy

    We report a case of secondary membranous lipodystrophy associated with both hypertension and venous insufficiency.[] Three patients with obesity developed in vitro neutralizing activity coincident with weight gain.[] Sculptra doesn't correct the underlying cause of the facial fat loss, but does help improve the appearance by increasing skin thickness in the treated area.[]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    The idiopathic intracranial hypertension resolved after discontinuation of GH and restarting at a low dose.[] gain.[] However, a nice side benefit is that growth hormone also increases the thickness of the skin.[]

  • Virilization

    BACKGROUND/AIM: 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency (11betaOHD) is caused by CYP11B1 gene defects and leads to congenital adrenal hyperplasia associated with hypertension.[] She gained 10 kg of body weight over the previous 2 years. Her past medical history was significant for mitral valve prolapse with no limitation of physical activity.[] Low level (common): Thick, dark facial hair in the beard or mustache area Increase in body hair Oily skin or acne Irregular menstrual periods Moderate level (uncommon): Male-pattern[]

  • Secondary Hypothyroidism

    […] in nonpitting edema Myxedema coma: patients with longstanding hypothyroidism often develop adaptive mechanisms, including chronic peripheral vasoconstriction, diastolic hypertension[] Total weight gain at this point is 50 pounds, I exercise, and eat a disgustingly healthy diet.[] […] speech 91 Eyelid edema 90 Cold sensation 89 Decreased sweating 89 Cold skin 83 Thick tongue 82 Facial edema 79 Coarse hair 76 Skin pallor 67 Forgetfulness 66 Constipation[]

  • Myxedema Coma

    (PAH) , Pulmonary Hypertension , Thyroid Disease , Writing[] Patients with hypothyroidism typically have a history of fatigue, weight gain, constipation and cold intolerance.[] […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[]

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