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157 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness, Thick Facial Skin, Weight Gain

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    However, a nice side benefit is that growth hormone also increases the thickness of the skin.[] Muscle weakness. Reduced exercise capacity. Weight gain. Increase in body fat and decrease in muscle mass.[] gain.[]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    weakness, tiredness, thin bones that are prone to fracture ( osteoporosis ), mood disorders and memory problems, as well as an increased risk of infections, high blood pressure[] 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[] Cushing’s Disease Symptoms The most common symptoms of Cushing’s disease are: unexplained weight gain, particularly around the neck and midsection, thinning of the arms and[]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    Finally, profound muscle weakness may be a manifestation of critical illness polyneuropathy.[] Credit: Wikimedia Commons Harlequin ichthyosis is a severe genetic disorder that results in thick skin spotted with deep cracks.[] During an episode, a person may also experience muscle weakness, seizures, fever, and mental changes such as anxiety and hallucinations.[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Here we describe a 3-year-old Caucasian girl who was admitted to our Clinic due to pericardial effusion, muscle weakness and weight gain.[] 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[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    weakness and/or increased cervicodorsal-supra-clavicular fat.[] Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[]

  • Acromegaly

    The facial aspect is characteristic and includes a widened and thickened nose, prominent cheekbones, forehead bulges, thick lips and marked facial lines.[] Although there is a lack of systematic studies on muscle function, it is believed that patients with acromegaly may suffer from proximal muscle weakness despite their increased[] We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[]

  • Secondary Hypothyroidism

    At first, you may notice general symptoms including: fatigue lethargy sensitivity to cold depression muscle weakness Because the thyroid hormones control the metabolism of[] 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[]

  • Pituitary Gland Carcinoma

    See your doctor if you have unexplained weight loss, blurry vision, sexual dysfunction, irregular heart beat or muscle weakness.[] Too much of this hormone causes weight gain, particularly in the body’s trunk.[] 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[]

  • Adenoma

    A 54-year-old woman who presented with bone pain and muscle weakness for 2 years was clinically suspected of having tumor-induced osteomalacia.[] PATIENT CONCERNS: A 5-month-old female infant with a history of overeating, hirsutism, and excessive weight gain for the previous 2 months was referred to the hospital.[] The features of acromegaly include characteristic coarsening of facial features (thick lips, exaggerated nasolabial folds, prominent supraorbital ridges, jaw enlargement),[]

  • Hyperpituitarism

    weakness.[] If the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is involved, patient present with symptoms of excessive glucocorticoid secretion: hypertension, hirsutism, weight gain, acne, fatigability[] Serious physiological symptoms also may appear, such as increased sweating, thick and coarse oily skin, and chronic sinus congestion.[]

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