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66 Possible Causes for Unusual Body Odor

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Review Clinician's Corner December 12, 2007 JAMA. 2007;298(22):2654-2664. doi:10.1001/jama.298.22.2654 Context Observational studies have suggested an association between active smoking and the incidence of type 2 diabetes. Objective To conduct a systematic review with meta-analysis of studies assessing the[…][]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Corresponding Author E-mail address: Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland Fax: (011) 358 3 311 64362 Department of[…][]

  • Tinea Pedis

    Abstract Tea tree oil has been shown to have activity against dermatophytes in vitro. We have conducted a randomized, controlled, double-blinded study to determine the efficacy and safety of 25% and 50% tea tree oil in the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis. One hundred and fifty-eight patients with tinea pedis[…][]

  • Graves Disease

    Graves disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder characterized by hyperthyroidism, ophthalmopathy and goitre. The autoimmune process in Graves disease is influenced by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The signs and symptoms of Graves' disease include insomnia, tremor, hyperactivity, hyperhidrosis,[…][]

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Overview Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. The condition develops when your body can't produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in helping sugar (glucose) — a major source of energy for your[…][]

  • Liver Failure

    Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a distinct entity that differs from acute liver failure and decompensated cirrhosis in timing, presence of treatable acute precipitant, and course of disease, with a potential for self-recovery. The core concept is acute deterioration of existing liver function in a patient of[…][]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis (mucoviscidosis) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the exocrine glands. It is characterized by the production of abnormally viscous mucus by the affected glands. Cystic fibrosis is usually recognized in infancy or early childhood. The clinical manifestations of cystic fibrosis are typically[…][]

  • Kidney Failure

    Original Article Thomas V. Perneger, Paul K. Whelton, and Michael J. Klag Article Figures/Media 17 References 281 Citing Articles Letters Abstract Background People who take analgesic drugs frequently may be at increased risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but the extent of this risk remains unclear. Methods We[…][]

  • Isovaleric Acidemia

    body odor.[] In this landmark publication, they described two siblings who had an unusual syndrome characterized by periodic episodes of acidosis and coma, with a prominent and offensive[]

  • Phenylketonuria

    Untreated, the disorder results in severe to profound psychomotor handicaps, seizures, autistic-like behaviors, microcephaly, rashes, pigment dilution, and unusual body odors[] This is due to unusual build up of the amino acid phenylalanine in the body. There are low levels of myelin formation. Myelin forms coats of protection over the nerves.[] […] delays Jerky movements of the legs and arms Tremors Abnormal movements of the hands and arms Seizures or epilepsy like features Skin rashes and eczema “Musty” or “mousy” odor[]

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