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53 Possible Causes for Supraclavicular Fat Pads, Weight Gain

  • Cushing's Disease

    One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.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

    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] Patients with ICS due to various etiologies have presented with a spectrum of signs and symptoms ranging from excessive weight gain and growth delay to posterior cervical[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Common: centripetal obesity with dorsocervical and supraclavicular fat pads, facial plethora and "moon face," fatigue, hyperglycemia, hypertension, mood lability, easy bruisability[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Secondary Aldosteronism

    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] 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]

  • Obesity

    Many pharmaceutical drugs can cause weight gain as a side effect ( 10 ). For example, antidepressants have been linked to modest weight gain over time ( 11 ).[healthline.com] Prepregnancy obesity is associated with a much higher risk of excessive gestational weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in Shanghai.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unfortunately, weight gain or obesity is one of the most frequent adverse effects of VPA treatment. Genetic factors were shown to be involved in the effect.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    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] Despite being rare in clinical practice, in a child with weight gain, hirsuitism and growth failure the diagnosis must be considered.[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]

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    A 9-year-old Japanese girl was hospitalized, because of the unstable emotions and excessive weight gain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of these tumors include: weight gain fluid retention (leading to bloating) unusual excess hair growth unusual skin changes If the tumor presses against other organs[mskcc.org]

  • Adrenal Cushing Syndrome

    One of the biggest signs of Cushing’s disease is unexplained weight gain. The average weight gain in patients with Cushing’s is 55 pounds.[draxe.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] She showed no sign of easy bruising, thinning of the skin, supraclavicular fat pads, a buffalo hump or purple striae.[edmcasereports.com]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Too much cortisol from any cause leads to Cushing’s syndrome; the symptoms and signs of which include redistribution of fat to the face, upper back and abdomen, weight gain[csrf.net] The newer study of daily versus weekend-only prednisone showed that both groups gained weight.[cochrane.org] […] than placebo ; we assessed the quality of evidence (for behavioural changes and weight gain) as moderate.[cochrane.org]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    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] It is part of a group of diseases that cause Cushing’s syndrome , characterized by signs and symptoms that may include weight gain around the trunk and in the face, stretch[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Cushing’s Disease Symptoms The most common symptoms of Cushing’s disease are: unexplained weight gain, particularly around the neck and midsection, thinning of the arms and[mskcc.org]

  • Mifepristone

    Physical examination revealed a Cushingoid, thin child with moon facies, facial acne, hirsutism (fore lip), and supraclavicular fat pads.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The patient's striae, weight gain, and buffalo hump markedly improved, and further bone loss was halted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The long-term aim of this clinical trial is to evaluate the ability of mifepristone to reverse or improve glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, hypertension and weight gain.[clinicaltrials.gov]

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