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3,967 Possible Causes for Thin Skin

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] of skin Increased blood glucose levels Gastrointestinal irritation Cataracts Increased blood pressure Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs Azathioprine (Imuran) Potentially[] […] bones), easy bruising, muscle weakness and thinning of the skin.[] Unfortunately this technique does greatly prolong operative time, through laser safety set up and also by the fact that only a thin layer of nasal skin/tissue is vapourised[]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    skin Elevated triglyceride levels Fatigue and/or tiredness Heart problems High levels of LDL (the "bad") cholesterol Insulin resistance Lower tolerance to exercise Reduced[] Symptoms of GHD in adults include: Increased fat, especially around the waist Lower muscle mass and strength Mild bone loss Thinning skin Sleep problems Decreased exercise[] Anxiety and/or depression Baldness (in men) Decrease in sexual function and interest Decreased muscle mass and strength Difficult to concentration and lack of memory Dry, thin[]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    The patients' skin is very thin, even translucent and reminiscent of cigarette paper. Subcutaneous veins are visible.[] Sixty-six index patients who had had no complications had one or more physical findings consistent with the diagnosis (characteristic facial features, thin skin with visible[] 12-07-17, 20:51 Junior Member Join Date: May 2017 Posts: 126 Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) Type 4 vascular Hello My 7 year old son is pale skinned and thin.[]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Dry, flaking, and thinning skin, risk of staph infections, difficulty with wound healing, darkening and blackening of skin. Risk of developing iatrogenic diabetes.[] He had Cushingoid image, truncal obesity, drumstick limbs, and paper-thin skin with striae, and crops of dense, inflamed pustules on his chest and back [Figure 1].[] Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    Diabetes, hypertension, thin skin, muscle weakness, bruises, and fatigue are also common.[] Signs and symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome COMMON FEATURES LESS COMMON FEATURES Weight gain Insomnia Hypertension Recurrent infection Poor short-term memory Thin skin and stretch[] Diagnosis The classic manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, such as purple stretch marks and paper-thin skin, occur only in severe cases.[]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[] They can include: a round face a fatty hump between the shoulders and neck weight gain growth problems red or purple stretch marks thin skin that bruises easily tiredness[] Clinical features which are more specific for Cushing’s syndrome include muscle wasting and weakness, easy bruising, wide purple stretch marks and thin skin.[]

  • Skin Atrophy

    As you age, you may notice the skin on your neck beginning to thin.[] […] atrophy is a thinning of the upper layers of skin, causing them to be more fragile and prone to tears and ulcerations.[] Considerations In most cases, thinning neck skin does not pose a medical or health threat.[]

  • Pemphigus Vulgaris

    Side effects If taken for a long time at high doses, steroid medication can have a range of unpleasant side effects, such as: increased appetite and weight gain thin skin[] The blisters may vary in size, but are thin-walled and fragile. They break easily and leave areas of raw skin that are painful and susceptible to infection.[] These include the following: Easily bruised and thinned-out skin Mood swings Hypertension Susceptibility to infection Increased appetite Weight gain Osteoporosis Diabetes[]

  • Pemphigus

    Some people cannot tolerate the adverse effects of steroids, which can include high blood pressure, weight gain, thinning of the skin, osteoporosis (thin bones), and elevated[] : The skin lesions start as thin-walled blisters (collections of clear fluid within the skin), arising on a background of normal-looking skin.[] The skin: The skin lesions start as thin-walled fragile blisters (collections of clear fluid within the skin) that burst easily, leaving raw areas known as erosions.[]

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa

    […] on the feet or hands Thin skin appearance and white bumps Difficulty swallowing The symptoms vary from the different types. 7.[] They typically include: blistering on the skin, scalp, and around the eyes and nose tearing of the skin skin that looks very thin skin that falls off alopecia, or hair loss[] Other symptoms of this type of EB include, rough and thickened finger or toe nails, a thin appearance to the skin, blisters on the scalp or loss of hair, malnutrition and[]

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