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63 Possible Causes for Prominent Veins of the Scalp

  • Lenz-Majewski Syndrome

    Cutis laxa with prominent veins in the scalp and abdominal wall and delayed eruption of permanent teeth attracted the attention of clinicians in infancy and adolescence, respectively[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The skin is loose, wrinkled, and atrophic with prominent veins, especially in the scalp.[doi.org]

  • Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome

    […] and facial dysmorphism (triangular aged face, prominent eyes and scalp veins).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical description Dysmorphism includes triangular old-looking face, relatively large skull with large anterior fontanelle and prominent veins especially on the scalp, sparse[orpha.net] scalp veins and sparse scalp hair, large hands and feet with long fingers and toes were found.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    scalp veins Increased irritability High-pitched cry Poor feeding Projectile vomiting Sleepiness or less alert than usual Developmental delays The symptoms of hydrocephalus[columbianeurology.org] Here are the signs to watch out for: Infants: head enlargement fontanel (soft spot) is bulging when baby is upright and quiet prominent scalp veins appear unnaturally full[hydrocephalus.ca] scalp veins • Increased irritability • High-pitched cry • Poor feeding • Projectile vomiting • Sleepiness or less alert than usual • Developmental delays How is hydrocephalus[choc.org]

  • Adams-Oliver Syndrome 5

    The physical examination at birth is notable for prominent scalp veins over the left parietal region (Fig 1) and cutis aplasia over the right parietal region (Fig 2).[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] Prominent vein on the left parietal region of the scalp. Figure 2. Partially healed area of aplasia cutis congenita on the right parietal region of the scalp. Figure 3.[pedsinreview.aappublications.org]

  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm

    Other features may include increased head circumference resulting from hydrocephalus, unusually prominent veins on the face and scalp, developmental delay, persistent headache[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Heart failure immediately after birth due an abnormally high level of blood flow through the VOGM that causes strain on an infant’s heart and lungs Unusually prominent veins[childrens.com] In infants: Abnormally enlarging head, resulting from hydrocephalus, retention of fluid in the brain Enlarged or prominent veins in the head/scalp In older children: Persistent[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Cerebral Aneurysm

    scalp veins, signs of congestive heart failure (eg, vein of Galen aneurysms), or orbital bruits (eg, cavernous carotid aneurysms).[emedicine.com] […] neurologic complaints Visual symptoms Respiratory dysfunction Cardiovascular instability Hormonal dysfunction Epistaxis Specific physical examination findings may include prominent[emedicine.com]

  • Hypospadias

    The syndrome is characterized by progeroid appearance (triangular old-looking face with relatively large skull, prominent veins especially of the scalp, sparse scalp hair,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and large anterior fontanelle), decreased subcutaneous fat (giving the clinical appearance of prominent veins and muscles), hypotrichosis, macrocephaly, and natal teeth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progeria

    He had characteristic facies, prominent eyes, scalp and leg veins, senile look, loss of scalp hair, eyebrows and eyelashes, stunted growth, and sclerodermatous changes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had characteristic facial features of prominent eyes, scalp, and leg veins; loss of scalp hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes; stunted growth; scleroderma-like changes of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 1.5-year-old girl with loss of scalp hair, eyebrows, and lashes, prominent scalp veins, micrognathia, abnormal ears, loss of subcutaneous tissue, and scleroderma-like[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gliosarcoma

    A little later the veins of the scalp began to be very prominent. Both of these symptoms had increased steadily up to date of admission.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Stiff Skin Syndrome

    Prominent eyes and scalps veins, bird facial appearance, peaked nose and centrofacial cyanosis.[drmhijazy.com] Scalp showed greasy scales and mild erythema. Abdomen was distended with undue prominence of overlying veins secondary to malnutrition and repeated episodes of diarrhea.[idoj.in]

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