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12 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Embolism, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Obesity

    After a pulmonary embolism, she was placed on anticoagulant therapy and on hospital discharge she was prescribed a vitamin K free diet to avoid interactions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] embolism, and some postoperative deaths occurred.Five different bariatric procedures were assessed, but some comparisons were assessed by just one trial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] embolism Respiratory disease Restrictive lung disease; obstructive sleep apnoea; obesity hypoventilation syndrome Endocrine disease Diabetes mellitus; Cushing’s disease;[bja.oxfordjournals.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    embolism Pseudotumor cerebri Certain cancers[gwdocs.com] There were two perioperative deaths, one from pulmonary embolism and one from acute pulmonary obstruction.[dsfacts.com] Stress urinary incontinence Depression Other health conditions related to morbid obesity include: NASH or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis Obesity hyperventilation syndrome DVT/Pulmonary[gwdocs.com]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    embolism Pulmonary examination Pulmonary function testing Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale Purines and pyrimidines Pyelonephritis Pyogenic liver abscess Quality and[amboss.com] 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] 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

    CN cranial nerve; DVT deep venous thrombosis; PE pulmonary embolism.[doi.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] fat pads (buffalo hump) Usually, very slender distal extremities and fingers Muscle wasting and weakness are present.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Death was due to massive pulmonary tumor embolism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pads.[symptoma.com] embolism in 3, cardiovascular events in 3, and hemorrhage in 1), and 3 deaths were from unknown causes.[doi.org]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Unusual presentations like acquired von Willebrand disease, sudden death due to pulmonary embolism and Cushing syndrome have been described in the literature.[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] embolism, cranial nerve palsy, and brain stem vascular damage are minimized.[dx.doi.org]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    embolism Pulmonary examination Pulmonary function testing Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale Purines and pyrimidines Pyelonephritis Pyogenic liver abscess Quality and[amboss.com] Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads and proximal muscle weakness.[endocrine-abstracts.org] pad (buffalo hump); supraclavicular fat pads; facial fullness (moon face) Reproductive system- menstrual irregularity; infertility Psychiatric effects- depression (62%),[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    embolism Pulmonary examination Pulmonary function testing Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale Purines and pyrimidines Pyelonephritis Pyogenic liver abscess Quality and[amboss.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] Presentation Truncal obesity, supraclavicular fat pads, buffalo hump, weight gain. Facial fullness, moon facies, facial plethora. Proximal muscle wasting and weakness.[patient.info]

  • Hypertension

    embolism and pulmonary vascular disease.[froedtert.com] fat pads, wide (1-cm) violaceous striae, hirsutism Overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test 24-h urinary free cortisol excretion (preferably multiple); midnight salivary[dx.doi.org] ’s syndrome S5.4-12 Rapid weight gain, especially with central distribution; proximal muscle weakness; depression; hyperglycemia Central obesity, “moon” face, dorsal and supraclavicular[doi.org]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    Lung (including pulmonary embolism and thoracic outlet syndrome). In: Townsend Jr. CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 18th ed.[docslide.net] We mobilize the supraclavicular fat pad laterally preserving the supraclavicular nerves and section the inferior belly of the omohyoid.[aansneurosurgeon.org] Anticoagulant therapy reduces the extension of thrombus, as well as the associated (minute) risk of pulmonary embolism; however, multiple authors have demonstrated minimal[emedicine.medscape.com]

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