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27 Possible Causes for Potassium Decreased, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Cushing's Disease

    As the level of potassium decreased, the chances of abnormal heart rhythms increase.[livestrong.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] 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

    – level decreased ( hypokalemia ) Non-Laboratory Tests Computed tomography (CT) – scan of the chest, particularly the lung, and abdomen; may be used to help locate adrenal[labtestsonline.org] 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]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    potassium, due to excessive aldosterone production To check the levels of hormones in blood that are secreted from the adrenal cortex, such as aldosterone, cortisol, and[dovemed.com] Signs of Conn's syndrome include elevated blood pressure, decreased levels of potassium in the blood, and decreased levels of a chemical produced by the kidneys called renin[oncolink.org] […] virilization (as described above) Elevated blood pressure Presence of an abdominal mass Specific diagnostic tests may include: Serum electrolytes, such as increased sodium and decreased[dovemed.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    There is a decreased Potassium level.[labpedia.net] It may also increase potassium and decrease sodium in muscle and brain cells.[mcb.berkeley.edu] Hypersecretion of Alderosterone decreases the potassium in the body (affecting nerve impulse transmission and leading to muscular paralysis).[ivyroses.com]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    […] levels 0002900 Immunodeficiency Decreased immune function 0002721 Infertility 0000789 Menorrhagia Abnormally heavy bleeding during menstruation 0000132 Metrorrhagia Abnormal[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] 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] Potassium loss: hypokalemic alkalosis in 20% of cases Blood changes (glucocorticoid excess) Decreased lymphocytes and esosinophils in blood Increased neutrophils with high[cushings-help.com]

  • Secondary Aldosteronism

    Other signs and symptoms include a new steady-state involving mildly increased volume and decreased potassium, a lack of edema, mild hypernatremia, metabolic alkalosis if[wikilectures.eu] Weight gain, glucose intolerance, striae, skin thinning, increase in cervical, supraclavicular fat pad, facial plethora, muscle weakness, or osteoporosis in an obese patient[thecurbsiders.com] High blood pressure (that does not decrease in response to medication) Paralysis Excessive thirst How is Secondary Hyperaldosteronism Diagnosed?[dovemed.com]

  • Mifepristone

    decreased (34%) in Cushing syndrome patients Rare (less than 0.1%): Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura , thrombocytopenia , induced systemic lupus erythematosus Postmarketing[drugs.com] Physical examination revealed a Cushingoid, thin child with moon facies, facial acne, hirsutism (fore lip), and supraclavicular fat pads.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Hematocrit, hemoglobin: decreased values Potassium: decreased level Red blood cells: decreased count Drug-food.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Virilization

    There may also be decreased production of aldosterone, which leads to increased urinary excretion of sodium and water and decreased urinary excretion of potassium,… Read More[britannica.com] Stigmata of Cushing’s syndrome (facial plethora, striae, dorsocervical or supraclavicular fat pads) were not present. Figure 1.[academic.oup.com]

  • Morbid Obesity

    potassium levels (hypokalemia) Hyperuricemia, which increased blood uric acid levels Psychological sequelae or associated mental depression and emotional stress Signs and[dovemed.com] ) Weight loss surgery (in case of severe Morbid Obesity) Pharmacologic therapy using medications Treating associated complications such as: Electrolyte imbalance such as decreased[dovemed.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    – level decreased ( hypokalemia ) Non-Laboratory Tests Computed tomography (CT) – scan of the chest, particularly the lung, and abdomen; may be used to help locate adrenal[labtestsonline.org] 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]

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