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46 Possible Causes for Thick Facial Skin, Virilization, Weight Gain

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    […] grade of virilization.[] Cessation of VPA administration led to reduced weight gain and restored menstruation.[] […] of thick, darker, velvety skin.[]

  • Achard Thiers Syndrome

    . - Adrenogenital disorders (& [feminisation] or [virilisation] or [Achard-Thiers syndrome]) (disorder) - Adrenogenital disorders (& [feminization] or [virilization] or [Achard-Thiers[] Pregnancy causes weight gain and increases levels of estogen and placental hormones, which antagonize insulin. some medications such as thiazide diuretics, adrenal corticosteroids[] The hair itself is sometimes not particularly thick, but the roots are very large which cause a noticeable shadow under the skin.[]

  • Corticotroph Pituitary Adenoma

    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[] If the tumor develops after puberty, then the person has the following symptoms of acromegaly: thick, oily skin; coarse features with thick lips and a broad nose; prominent[] 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[]

  • Virilization

    Most cases of virilization are due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).[] She gained 10 kg of body weight over the previous 2 years. Her past medical history was significant for mitral valve prolapse with no limitation of physical activity.[] Low level (common): Thick, dark facial hair in the beard or mustache area Increase in body hair Oily skin or acne Irregular menstrual periods Moderate level (uncommon): Male-pattern[]

  • Acromegaly

    […] in the literature, but currently, no conclusive studies exist to substantiate this finding Hypertrichosis (found in approximately one half of acromegaly patients): Unlike virilizing[] We report the case of a 43 years old patient initially diagnosed with acromegaly accompanied by weight gain and acral enlargement.[] The facial aspect is characteristic and includes a widened and thickened nose, prominent cheekbones, forehead bulges, thick lips and marked facial lines.[]

  • Donohue Syndrome

    Clinical features include severe intrauterine and postnatal growth restriction, characteristic dysmorphic FACIES; HIRSUTISM; VIRILIZATION; multiple endocrine abnormalities[] Our finding that replacement treatment with pancreatic enzymes improved weight gain (case 2) implies that all patients with Donohue syndrome should be investigated for exocrine[] She appeared markedly emaciated, and had hirsuitism, thickened skin with patchy hyperpigmentation, coarse facial features, sunken cheeks, pointed chin, flared nostrils, broad[]

  • Adenoma

    Virilization. Merck Manual . September 2014; . George T Griffing, MD. Adrenal Incidentaloma. Medscape . September 2014; . Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, et al.[] PATIENT CONCERNS: A 5-month-old female infant with a history of overeating, hirsutism, and excessive weight gain for the previous 2 months was referred to the hospital.[] The features of acromegaly include characteristic coarsening of facial features (thick lips, exaggerated nasolabial folds, prominent supraorbital ridges, jaw enlargement),[]

  • Woodhouse Sakati Syndrome

    Boys with non-salt-wasting disease present later with signs of virilization.[] […] patches of thick, darker, velvety skin .[] (The terms "salt-wasting CAH", and "simple virilizing CAH" usually refer to subtypes of this condition.)[]

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Salt-wasting not observed. 3-β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase rare Males virilized; female virilization mild.[] Too much medication can lead to various problems, such as poor linear growth, short stature, weight gain, reduced bone density, and elevated blood pressure.[] Acne Body odor as a young child First period at an early age or irregular periods Thick facial hair in girls or early beard growth in boys Infertility Symptoms can get worse[]

  • Hyperpituitarism

    Cutaneous fungalCutaneous fungal infectionsinfections HyperpigmentationHyperpigmentation Oligo- or amenorrheaOligo- or amenorrhea Hirsutism and VirilizationHirsutism and Virilization[] If the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) is involved, patient present with symptoms of excessive glucocorticoid secretion: hypertension, hirsutism, weight gain, acne, fatigability[] Serious physiological symptoms also may appear, such as increased sweating, thick and coarse oily skin, and chronic sinus congestion.[]

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