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33 Possible Causes for Supraclavicular Fat Pads, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    As the contrast dye moves through the vein, a series of x-rays are taken to see if any veins are blocked.[emedicinehealth.com] pads.[symptoma.com] A catheter (very thin tube) may be inserted into the vein to take a blood sample, which is checked for abnormal hormone levels.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Hypertension

    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] ’s syndrome S5.1-11 Rapid weight gain, especially with central distribution; proximal muscle weakness; depression; hyperglycemia Central obesity, “moon” face, dorsal and supraclavicular[dx.doi.org]

  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma

    Chest x-ray showed a right hilar mass. Sputum cytology revealed abnormal cells that were "positive for malignancy."[peir.path.uab.edu] – between scapula and neck Supraclavicular fat pads I mmunosuppression (Opportunistic infection) – decreases lymphocyte and monocyte function and production; decreased complement[epomedicine.com] Sometimes a physician finds an abnormality on a chest x-ray prompting further evaluation with a chest CT scan or other imaging method.[lungcancer.about.com]

  • Coarctation of the Aorta

    fat pads, wide (1-cm) violaceous striae, hirsutism Overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test 24-h urinary free cortisol excretion (preferably multiple); midnight salivary[hyper.ahajournals.org] A chest x-ray may show heart enlargement or abnormalities of the ribs caused by enlarged blood vessels that are often associated with coarctation of the aorta.[nationwidechildrens.org] […] retina, and no mothers with an abnormal chest X-ray.[doi.org]

  • Cushing's Disease

    […] to measure for corticosteroid hormones Computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) – to detect any abnormalities that may not show up on an ordinary x-ray Magnetic resonance imaging[hopkinsmedicine.org] 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] […] not assess fat distribution using reference methods such as dual x ray absorptiometry, tomodensitometry, or magnetic resonance imaging.[bmj.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]

  • Renal 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

    […] to measure for corticosteroid hormones Computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) – to detect any abnormalities that may not show up on an ordinary x-ray Magnetic resonance imaging[hopkinsmedicine.org] […] hump"), increased supraclavicular fat pads, and white abdominal striae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A noninvasive procedure that takes cross-sectional images of the brain or other internal organs; to detect any abnormalities that may not show up on an ordinary X-ray.[jerseyshoreuniversitymedicalcenter.com]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    […] alkalosis cholesterol and triglicerides Serum calcium normal, hypercalciuria ECG hypertensive, ischemic and electrolyte-induced changes Abdominal ultrasound : renal stones X-ray[slidepptx.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]

  • ACTH-Dependent Cushing Syndrome

    […] that may not show up on an ordinary x-ray.[surgery.med.miami.edu] 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]

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