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13 Possible Causes for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    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] Bone mineral density measurement will determine the level of osteopenia or osteoporosis.[symptoma.com] Common: centripetal obesity with dorsocervical and supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora and "moon face," fatigue, hyperglycemia, hypertension, mood lability, easy bruisability[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    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] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[aafp.org] fat pads (buffalo hump) Usually, very slender distal extremities and fingers Muscle wasting and weakness are present.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    pads.[symptoma.com] The majority of patients with functional tumors shows symptoms of Cushing syndrome including truncal obesity, striae, malar flushing, supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat[symptoma.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    The adrenal cortex secretes steroid hormones. In this lesson, you will learn about two of these steroid hormones: glucocorticoids, which help you deal with long-term stress, and androgens, which influence male sexual characteristics. Adrenal Cortex Adrenal glands are located on top of the kidneys. The adrenal glands[…][study.com]

  • Adrenal Cortical Adenoma

    The association with facial rounding (“moon face”) and supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat pads (“buffalo hump”) is less strong as these can be seen in obesity from other[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Signs that may be seen include hypertension and osteopenia or osteoporosis (sometimes with avascular bone necrosis).[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing 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] Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses. Thirst, polydipsia, polyuria.[patient.info] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[aafp.org]

  • 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] Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses. Thirst, polydipsia, polyuria.[patient.info] pad (buffalo hump); supraclavicular fat pads; facial fullness (moon face) Reproductive system- menstrual irregularity; infertility Psychiatric effects- depression (62%),[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    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] […] and osteoporosis , depression and other psychological symptoms, hypertension , and menstrual disturbances ( oligomenorrhea and amenorrhea ) in women.[britannica.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]

  • Cushing Syndrome due to Macronodular Adrenal Hyperplasia

    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] Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses. Thirst, polydipsia, polyuria.[patient.info] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[aafp.org]

  • Ectopic ACTH 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] Osteopenia or osteoporosis. Oedema. Women may complain of irregular menses. Thirst, polydipsia, polyuria.[patient.info] […] or osteoporosis Easy bruising Hyperlipidemia Menstrual disorders Violaceous striae wider than 1 cm Recurrent opportunistic or bacterial infections Acne Hirsutism TABLE 1[aafp.org]

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