11 Possible Causes for Loose Abdominal Skin Folds

  • Cystinosis

    At one time, nephropathic cystinosis was fatal at a very young age. However, the development of a medication known as cysteamine (which lowers the levels of cystine in the body) and improvements in kidney transplants have transformed cystinosis from a fatal kidney disorder to a chronic, multisystem disorder with[…][rarediseases.org]

  • Prune Belly Syndrome

    Skin folds seem to radiate from the belly button or go across the stomach.[rarediseases.about.com] The abdominal wall is thin, the abdomen itself shows to be large and loose, and the intestines can be seen through the thin abdominal wall.[rarediseases.about.com]

  • Sotos Syndrome

    The skin sat in multiple, loose folds. The anterior abdominal wall musculature was hypoplastic (fig 7 ).[jmg.bmj.com]

  • Cutis Laxa

    The skin sat in multiple, loose folds. The anterior abdominal wall musculature was hypoplastic (fig 7 ).[jmg.bmj.com] , and small redundant skin folds of the axillar folds in patient F3:II-1. ( G-I ) Typical facial characteristics, manifest loose, redundant and sagging skin folds of the abdominal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin, mild rimpling and sagging of the abdominal skin in patient F3:I-2. ( D-F ) Typical facial characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Penicillamine

    skin folds, and unusually lax body skin.[pdr.net] Reports exist of women with cystinuria on penicillamine who gave birth to infants with generalized connective tissue defects who died following abdominal surgery.[pdr.net] […] treated with less than one gram per day during pregnancy gave birth to an infant with growth retardation, flattened face with broad nasal bridge, low set ears, short neck with loose[pdr.net]

  • Autosomal Recessive Cutis Laxa Type 1B

    , and small redundant skin folds of the axillar folds in patient F3:II-1. ( G-I ) Typical facial characteristics, manifest loose, redundant and sagging skin folds of the abdominal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin, mild rimpling and sagging of the abdominal skin in patient F3:I-2. ( D-F ) Typical facial characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive

    , and small redundant skin folds of the axillar folds in patient F3:II-1. ( G-I ) Typical facial characteristics, manifest loose, redundant and sagging skin folds of the abdominal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin, mild rimpling and sagging of the abdominal skin in patient F3:I-2. ( D-F ) Typical facial characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Acquired Cutis Laxa

    , and small redundant skin folds of the axillar folds in patient F3:II-1. ( G-I ) Typical facial characteristics, manifest loose, redundant and sagging skin folds of the abdominal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin, mild rimpling and sagging of the abdominal skin in patient F3:I-2. ( D-F ) Typical facial characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Cutis Laxa-Marfanoid Syndrome

    , and small redundant skin folds of the axillar folds in patient F3:II-1. ( G-I ) Typical facial characteristics, manifest loose, redundant and sagging skin folds of the abdominal[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] […] characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin, mild rimpling and sagging of the abdominal skin in patient F3:I-2. ( D-F ) Typical facial characteristics, slightly hyperextensible skin[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Maternally-Inherited Diabetes and Deafness

    Signs Normal physical exam (often) Ketotic breath Dehydration – dry mucous membranes, sunken eyes Loose skin folds from rapid weight loss Skin infections Signs of acute presentation[m2hnc.ca] […] fatigue Muscle cramps Mood swings Recurrent minor infections Malaise Symptoms of acute presentation (diabetic ketoacidosis) include: nausea and vomiting, muscle cramps, abdominal[m2hnc.ca]

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