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14 Possible Causes for Muscle Mass Decreased, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Obesity

    In elderly patients, obesity induces a decrease in skeletal muscle strength and mass, which is linked to age-related sarcopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] mass, decreasing in starvation and increasing during resistive activity when sufficient protein was ingested.[doi.org] Because muscle enlargement is absent or minimized when loads are not lifted, even with adequate nutrition, we postulate that some of the genes or genotypes by which resistance[doi.org]

  • 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

    […] 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] Features more specific to Cushing's syndrome include proximal muscle weakness, supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora, violaceous striae, easy bruising, and premature osteoporosis[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    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] pad (buffalo hump); supraclavicular fat pads; facial fullness (moon face) Reproductive system- menstrual irregularity; infertility Psychiatric effects- depression (62%),[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    The patient had oral candidiasis, thin skin, multiple petechiae on the chest, a small supraclavicular fat pad and proximal muscle weakness.[ec.bioscientifica.com] mass, weakness Decreased bone mass (osteoporosis) Shrunken testicles Depression Loss of self-esteem, aggressiveness/alertness and higher cognitive functions such as prioritizing[mdanderson.org] […] cancer may include: Impotence, inability to get or maintain an erection Loss of libido (sex drive) Hot flashes Growth of breast tissue and tenderness of breasts Loss of muscle[mdanderson.org]

  • Nelson Syndrome

    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] Individuals with Cushing syndrome can develop moon facies, facial plethora, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, and purple striae, as shown in the image[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Diabetic Pseudotabes

    Skin (plethora; hirstutism; ance; telengectasia); Moon facies; Eyes (visual fields - fundi (HTN DM Papilloedema); Mouth thrush; Neck - supraclavicular fat pads; acanthosis[freezingblue.com] Motor peripheral neuropathy with muscle imbalance resulting from impaired innervation of muscles and tendons, first of the peroneal muscles, with decrease in muscle mass of[musculoskeletalkey.com]

  • Congenital Isolated ACTH Deficiency

    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] Patients may present with decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, hot flashes and loss of secondary sex characteristics such as muscle mass and body hair.[endocrinologyadvisor.com]

  • Virilization

    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] Discussion Testosterone products are used in the treatment of hypogonadism, which is associated with decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, reduced muscle mass, and reduced[ijpeonline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Ovarian Stromal Hyperthecosis

    She had moon facies with increased supraclavicular fat pads.[arcfertility.com] Virilization is characterized by continued and increased male pattern hair growth, male pattern alopecia, increased muscle mass, deepening of the voice, decreased breast size[arcfertility.com] In addition, the patient also had amenorrhea of three years duration, central obesity, increased supraclavicular fat pads and moon facies, as well as abdominal striae.[arcfertility.com]

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