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15 Possible Causes for Purpura, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Discussion Local adverse effects of topical steroids are acne, purpura, atrophy, striae, and telangiectasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common: centripetal obesity with dorsocervical and supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora and "moon face," fatigue, hyperglycemia, hypertension, mood lability, easy bruisability[hopkinsguides.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]

  • 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] fat pads (buffalo hump) Usually, very slender distal extremities and fingers Muscle wasting and weakness are present.[merckmanuals.com] At baseline and at months 6 and 12, a reviewer at each site assessed patients for signs of hypercortisolism (facial rubor and supraclavicular and dorsal fat pads) by scoring[nejm.org]

  • 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 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[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Signs and symptoms appearing in the skin include: Easy bruising ( purpura ) and purple striae of the skin over the abdomen, buttocks and thighs Telangiectatic cheeks (broken[dermnetnz.org] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hirsutism, plethora, abdominal striae, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, increased susceptibility to infection, cataracts, renal calculi, senile purpura, proximal myopathy,[whonamedit.com]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    Thoracic aortic aneurysm Thoracic cavity Thoracic outlet syndrome Thromboangiitis obliterans Thrombocytopenia Thrombosed external hemorrhoid Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura[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

    Thoracic aortic aneurysm Thoracic cavity Thoracic outlet syndrome Thromboangiitis obliterans Thrombocytopenia Thrombosed external hemorrhoid Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura[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] Patients may have telangiectasias and purpura.[aippg.net]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    A 39-year-old woman who presented with typical Cushingoid appearance (moon facies, central obesity, purpura) was admitted to our hospital because of pulmonary infection.[ncbi.nlm.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] Signs and symptoms appearing in the skin include: Easy bruising ( purpura ) and purple striae of the skin over the abdomen, buttocks and thighs Telangiectatic cheeks (broken[dermnetnz.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    Signs and symptoms appearing in the skin include: Easy bruising ( purpura ) and purple striae of the skin over the abdomen, buttocks and thighs Telangiectatic cheeks (broken[dermnetnz.org] 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] 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]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    […] include: Bacterial infections : cellulitis , wound infection Fungal infections : tinea , candida , pityriasis versicolor Viral infections : herpes zoster Skin thinning, purpura[dermnetnz.org] […] may include: Bacterial infections : cellulitis, wound infection Fungal infections : tinea, candida, pityriasis versicolor Viral infections : herpes zoster Skin thinning, purpura[dermnetnz.org] Glucocorticoid corticosteroids are used to treat systemic lupus , severe psoriasis , leukemia , lymphomas , idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia[medicinenet.com]

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