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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The facial aspect is characteristic and includes a widened and thickened nose, prominent cheekbones, forehead bulges, thick lips and marked facial lines.[orpha.net]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Subclinical hypothyroidism is associated with multiple adverse outcomes in the mother and fetus, including spontaneous abortion, pre-eclampsia, gestational hypertension, gestational[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com] […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[merckmanuals.com]

  • Achard Thiers Syndrome

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

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    A 14-year-old boy with slow growth and hypertension, but no other signs of CS was admitted for CD evaluation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] 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[drugs.com]

  • Lipodystrophy

    We report a case of secondary membranous lipodystrophy associated with both hypertension and venous insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three patients with obesity developed in vitro neutralizing activity coincident with weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[thebody.com]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

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

  • Virilization

    BACKGROUND/AIM: 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency (11betaOHD) is caused by CYP11B1 gene defects and leads to congenital adrenal hyperplasia associated with hypertension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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.[link.springer.com] 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[mountsinai.org]

  • Secondary Hypothyroidism

    […] in nonpitting edema Myxedema coma: patients with longstanding hypothyroidism often develop adaptive mechanisms, including chronic peripheral vasoconstriction, diastolic hypertension[pathologyoutlines.com] Total weight gain at this point is 50 pounds, I exercise, and eat a disgustingly healthy diet.[medhelp.org] […] 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[aafp.org]

  • Myxedema Coma

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

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