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157 Possible Causes for Obesity, Thick Facial Skin, Weight Gain

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] […] was 36.46% (70/192) of which 80.00% (56/70) was central obesity.[] […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[] SCFE usually occurs during puberty, with obesity a common risk factor.[] […] expression, dementia or frank psychosis (myxedema madness) Dermatologic manifestations: Facial puffiness; myxedema; sparse, coarse and dry hair; coarse, dry, scaly and thick[]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    gain.[] METHODS: A total of 43 obese children with relative GHD were included in our final analysis.[] However, a nice side benefit is that growth hormone also increases the thickness of the skin.[]

  • Secondary Hypothyroidism

    Total weight gain at this point is 50 pounds, I exercise, and eat a disgustingly healthy diet.[] In its severe form it is called myxedema and is characterized by physical and mental sluggishness, obesity, loss of hair, enlargement of the tongue, and thickening of the[] […] 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[]

  • Achard Thiers Syndrome

    Pregnancy causes weight gain and increases levels of estogen and placental hormones, which antagonize insulin. some medications such as thiazide diuretics, adrenal corticosteroids[] Obesity, hypertension and angiopathy were present in most of these patients.[] The hair itself is sometimes not particularly thick, but the roots are very large which cause a noticeable shadow under the skin.[]

  • Acromegaly

    We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[] High AG/UAG ratios are linked with type 2 diabetes, obesity, and hyperphagia (e.g., in Prader-Willi syndrome).[] The facial aspect is characteristic and includes a widened and thickened nose, prominent cheekbones, forehead bulges, thick lips and marked facial lines.[]

  • Pituitary Gland Carcinoma

    Too much of this hormone causes weight gain, particularly in the body’s trunk.[] Symptoms of this syndrome include high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. Such tumors are also known as ACTH-producing tumors.[] 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[]

  • Woodhouse Sakati Syndrome

    Sacral meningocele conotruncal heart defects Diastrophic dysplasia Tetralogy of Fallot Tietz syndrome WT limb blood syndrome Torg Winchester syndrome Sialidosis, type II Obesity[] […] patches of thick, darker, velvety skin .[] M ; Juričan AB ; Luznar N ; Maučec-Zakotnik J Promotion of physical activity in Slovene community health centres 2003 Bulc M ; Maučec-Zakotnik J ; Luznar N Management of obesity[]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    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[] 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[]

  • Lipodystrophy

    Three patients with obesity developed in vitro neutralizing activity coincident with weight gain.[] 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.[] […] with weight gain, and that people gain more weight after beginning treatment with an integrase inhibitor than people taking other drug classes, was presented this week at[]

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