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1,504 Possible Causes for Thin Extremities

  • Insect Bite

    There is little risk of skin thinning when used for up to 4 weeks. Systemic effects are extremely rare and attributed to prolonged use of potent steroids to large areas.[medsask.usask.ca]

  • Homocystinuria

    The characteristic long thin extremities and arachnodactyly usually appear during late in childhood or adolescence.[apicareonline.com] An extremely thin or tall child is more likely to have the condition.[healthline.com] , malar flush, livedo reticularis Mouth/Teeth High-arched palate Chest Pectus carinatum or excavatum Extremities/Musculoskeletal Decreased range of motion at joints, osteoporosis[medicalhomeportal.org]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Note if the extremities are thin with atrophied muscles.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The skin is thin and atrophic, with poor wound healing and easy bruising. Purple striae may appear on the abdomen.[merckmanuals.com] Muscle wasting, especially in extremities, leads to difficulty in getting up and down from a sitting position, difficulty in climbing stairs, or generalized weakness and fatigue[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Ectopic ACTH Syndrome

    […] features of Cushing's syndrome are: moon face (round, red, and full) "buffalo hump" -- collection of fat between the shoulders central obesity -- protruding abdomen and thin[uclahealth.org] extremities weakness headache acne or superficial skin infections thirst increased urination purple striations on the skin of the abdomen, thighs, and breasts mental changes[uclahealth.org]

  • Lens Coloboma

    Systemic examination revealed a height of 160 cm, with long and thin extremities, a larger arm span than height (arm span / height ratio 1.05) and reduced upper segment [egms.de]

  • Sinusitis

    thin, thus allowing the gel phase to have intense contact with the cilia and impede their action.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] or a loss of humidity at the surface that cannot be compensated for by mucous glands or goblet cells, the mucus becomes increasingly viscous, and the sol phase may become extremely[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Skin Infection

    They rapidly progress to pustules that are subsequently covered with thickened, yellow crusts, with thin pus beneath.[atsu.edu] Such lesions commonly occur over exposed areas, especially on the extremities. Itching is frequent. Satellite impetigo lesions may develop along scratch lines.[atsu.edu]

  • Adrenal Cortical Adenoma

    Physical examination: truncal and centripetal obesity, thin extremities with muscle atrophy, plethoric moon face, echymoses and hirsutism.[endocrine-abstracts.org] Physical Examination Findings Cushing's syndrome Physical exam should include body morphology, as central obesity with thin extremities is common.[clinicaladvisor.com] Cushing's syndrome Patients with Cushing's syndrome caused by a hypersecretory adenoma usually have central obesity with thin extremities and weight gain is almost always[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    They rapidly progress to pustules that are subsequently covered with thickened, yellow crusts, with thin pus beneath.[atsu.edu] Such lesions commonly occur over exposed areas, especially on the extremities. Itching is frequent. Satellite impetigo lesions may develop along scratch lines.[atsu.edu]

  • Sunburn

    Your child's skin is very thin and very sensitive, so it can burn quickly. A sunburn might be a first-degree burn, which causes redness, mild swelling, and pain.[babycenter.com] […] blister in the first 24 hours has swelling on his hands or face has signs of infection (pus or red streaks) is running a fever or has chills has a headache seems to be in extreme[babycenter.com]

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