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79 Possible Causes for Thin Body Habitus

  • Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome Type 1

    Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. The mutation in the ECGF1 gene causes severe deficiency of thymidine phosphorylase (TP), which in turn increases thymidine and deoxyuridine in the blood, serum, and tissue. The toxic levels of these products cause[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Duodenal Diverticulum

    On account of his thin body habitus, that degree of intraluminal blood was sufficient to cause an abdominal compartment syndrome.[onlinejets.org]

  • Arthritis of the Knee

    In addition the patient should have an intact, or not injured, anterior cruciate ligament and should have range of motion and a thin body habitus.[medicine.umich.edu]

  • Pneumothorax

    A tall thin body habitus possibly predisposes to this due to increased pressure gradient between the lung base and apex resulting in increased alveolar distending pressures[web.archive.org] Typical PSP patients also tend to have a tall and thin body habitus.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Adults and children with very severe OSA also differ in typical body habitus. Adults are generally heavy, with particularly short and heavy necks.[en.wikipedia.org] Young children, on the other hand, are generally not only thin but may have "failure to thrive", where growth is reduced.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    ., lack of gonadal development; sparse or absent facial hair; and thin, long-limbed body habitus) usually are subtle.[aafp.org]

  • CK Syndrome

    Acronym CKS Synonyms Mental retardation X-linked with thin body habitus and cortical malformation Keywords Any medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided[uniprot.org] body habitus.[malacards.org] , almond-shaped palpebral fissures, epicanthic folds, high nasal bridge, malar flattening, posteriorly rotated ears, high arched palate, crowded teeth, micrognathia) and thin[orpha.net]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

    habitus: usually normal or thin physique System(s) affected: endocrine/metabolic, cardiovascular, neurologic, renal, ocular Pregnancy Considerations T1DM confers maternal[unboundmedicine.com] Results in hyperglycemia and end-organ complications Features include: Usually rapid onset Absolute insulin dependence Polyphagia, polydipsia, polyuria, and nocturia Ketosis Body[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    Typically, patients tend to have a tall and thin body habitus.[thoracicgroup.com] A tall thin body habitus possibly predisposes to this due to increased pressure gradient between the lung base and apex resulting in increased alveolar distending pressures[karger.com]

  • Foreign Body in the Bladder

    This is a case report of a middle age male with thin body habitus and slightly disturbed psychiatric status.[jamc.ayubmed.edu.pk]

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