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10 Possible Causes for Skin Tear, Supraclavicular Fat Pads

  • Cushing's Disease

    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

    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] 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

    Cortisol and its synthetic analogs have been in widespread clinical use for the treatment of a variety of disorders for more than 50 years. Since their first clinical application, intensive research has expanded our understanding of the physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of steroids and has led to a large[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Morbid Obesity

    ), candidiasis, tape-related skin tears, incontinence and lymphedema.[americanobesity.org] Skin/wound problems which are common, yet more difficult to manage for these patients, include pressure ulcers, tracheostomy care (potentially resulting from ventilatory insufficiency[americanobesity.org]

  • Diabetic Pseudotabes

    Pain has been described as deep, aching or boring, but also the descriptors of jabbing, burning, sensitive skin or tearing have been used.[oncohemakey.com] Skin (plethora; hirstutism; ance; telengectasia); Moon facies; Eyes (visual fields - fundi (HTN DM Papilloedema); Mouth thrush; Neck - supraclavicular fat pads; acanthosis[freezingblue.com]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    Mucosa As fragile as the skin, the mucosa tears easily when touched by instruments.[cda-adc.ca] We mobilize the supraclavicular fat pad laterally preserving the supraclavicular nerves and section the inferior belly of the omohyoid.[aansneurosurgeon.org] The supraclavicular pad of fat, of varying bulk, is dissected from below upward; the omo-hyoid muscle is incised; the cervical transverse vessels may be ligated.[medschool.lsuhsc.edu]

  • Fluconazole

    Concentrations measured in the urine, tears, and skin are approximately 10 times the plasma concentration, whereas saliva, sputum, and vaginal fluid concentrations are approximately[en.wikipedia.org] On examination, the patient had prominent supraclavicular and dorsocervical fat pads, moon facies, abdominal obesity and striae, proximal muscle weakness but no acanthosis[edm.bioscientifica.com]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    Application of some steroid creams to the skin, for instance for conditions such as acne and eczema.[sterex.com] There is truncal obesity with prominent supraclavicular and dorsal cervical fat pads ("buffalo hump"); the distal extremities and fingers are usually quite slender.[teleplexus.com] […] hair growth can be divided into 3 categories: Topical Forcibly removed hair often grows back stronger, as these methods (such as tweezing, waxing, sugaring, threading etc.) tear[sterex.com]

  • Sacral Hemangiomas - Multiple Congenital Abnormalities Syndrome

    Whether domed or flat, there will always be a placode on the skin surface and, by definition, MMCs are, therefore, open malformations. FIGURE 2 MMC.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] area (normal structures include fat pad, pneumatocele from apical lobe related to defect in Gibson fascia[prominent mass with Valsalva’s maneuver]): congenital lesion-cystic[ccfpprep.com] The underlying cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) elevates the placode on a dome or sac; if the thin tissue on the dome tears, the CSF is allowed to escape and the malformation is[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Long Thoracic Nerve Palsy

    […] or chronic nerve injury Shoulder symmetry Sagging shoulder suggests spinal accessory nerve injury Skin ecchymoses or swelling Localized injury Palpation Acromioclavicular[aafp.org] Resection of the omohyoid muscle allowed access to the scalene fat pad and removal of a potential compressive structure of the brachial plexus.[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com] […] and sternoclavicular joints Dislocation Clavicle, scapular spine Fracture Muscle tenderness, integrity, or deformity Contusion or muscle tear Range of motion* Forward flexion[aafp.org]

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