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53 Possible Causes for Obesity, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Cushing's Disease

    It usually manifests as endocrinological deficits such as short stature, delayed puberty, and obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.org] 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]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    These effects include redistribution of fat resulting in moon face and centripetal obesity, glucocorticoid acne, buffalo hump, thinning of the skin, and purple striae.[symptoma.com] Weight gain in face ( moon face ) Weight gain above the collar bone (supraclavicular fat pad) Weight gain on the back of neck ( buffalo hump ) Skin changes with easy bruising[aans.org] Common: centripetal obesity with dorsocervical and supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora and "moon face," fatigue, hyperglycemia, hypertension, mood lability, easy bruisability[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Obesity

    […] to be obese.[symptoma.com] Obesity is associated with altered bone mass accrual and higher fracture rates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sarcopenia and obesity both negatively impact health including cognitive function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    In agreement with the known roles of cAMP signaling in the regulation of adiposity, patients with PPNAD were less obese than other patients with CS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] 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]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    The nurse observes that she has a moon-face appearance, with an obese trunk and thin arms and legs.[journals.lww.com] Allergy / Asthma Arthritis/Rheumatic Disease Breast Cancer Depression / Anxiety Diabetes GERD / Peptic Ulcers Gynecology Hepatitis Hypertension Lipid Management Nutrition / Obesity[jwatch.org] His interests within the realm of endocrinology include nutrition support, obesity counseling and the progressive management of diabetes. Related[doctablet.com]

  • Mifepristone

    These risk factors include central obesity (extra weight around the middle of the body) and high blood pressure and blood sugar levels.[clinicaltrials.gov] Physical examination revealed a Cushingoid, thin child with moon facies, facial acne, hirsutism (fore lip), and supraclavicular fat pads.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] People with central obesity and metabolic syndrome may have higher than normal cortisol levels that the body cannot regulate properly.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Obesity has several negative effects on the psychological status, and the severity of psychological disorders correlates with the degree of obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We have found this rare complication to be associated with morbid obesity as well.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Not only is morbid obesity associated to a greater extent to the many medical problems related to obesity, but the body habitus of a morbidly obese patient causes limitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cortisone

    Unhealthy family diet was associated with higher BMI, UF, and UE, and families with maternal overweight or obesity had a higher prevalence of children's overweight or obesity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cushing's syndrome invariably presents with a classical phenotype comprising central adiposity, prominence of dorsal, supraclavicular and temporal fat pads, bruising, abdominal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with altered glucose metabolism, severe obesity [BMI-SD score (BMI-SDS)   2.5], renovascular disease, primary aldosteronism and apparent mineralocorticoid excess[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Virilization

    A case of a 66-year-old obese woman with type II diabetes mellitus and a 4 year history of virilism is presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stigmata of Cushing’s syndrome (facial plethora, striae, dorsocervical or supraclavicular fat pads) were not present. Figure 1.[academic.oup.com] […] in women for the development of hirsutism. • Obese (insulin resistant hyperinsulinemic) women are at high risk of becoming hirsute. • Treatments that lower insulin levels[slideshare.net]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    […] who was admitted to our hospital due to hypertension, severe hypokalaemia and metabolic alkalosis; physical examination was remarkable for plethoric moon face, centripetal obesity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He reported no chest symptom and did not exhibit any established risk factors for coronary artery disease, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension or relevant family history[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High levels of cortisol may cause patients to develop Cushing's syndrome, characterized by obesity, high blood pressure, edema, muscle weakness, thin skin, easy bruising and[montefiore.org]

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