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77 Possible Causes for Velvety Smooth Skin

  • Joint Subluxation

    velvety skin ( Table 1 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] type V collagen synthesis are present in 50% of cases. 31 Hypermobility Type The hypermobility type is also characterized by hypermobile joints and hyperextensile and/or smooth[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Early symptoms may include: Tremors Excessive sweating Smooth velvety skin Fine hair Rapid heart rate Enlarged thyroid gland Puffiness around the eyes A characteristic 'stare[onhealth.com] velvety skin Sleep disturbances In older people, irregular heart rhythms and heart failure can occur.[medicinenet.com] […] irregular heart rate Weight loss Fatigue , weakness Decreased concentration Irregular and scant periods ( menstruation ) Fine or brittle hair Rapid heartbeat Thinning and/or smooth[medicinenet.com]

  • Congenital Upper Palpebral Retraction

    , warm, and velvety skin.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] appearance, physical findings may include localized myxedema (particularly pretibial), irritative keratoconjunctivitis, lid lag, diplopia, tachycardia, hyperactive reflexes, and smooth[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    EDS, classic type is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility, abnormal wound healing, smooth, velvety skin, and joint hypermobility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spondylocheirodysplastic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    These include skin involvement (either hyperextensible skin or smooth and velvety skin) and generalized joint hypermobility.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The major symptoms involved in EDS classical type are the skin and joints. The skin has a smooth, velvety texture and bruises easily.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Type 3

    Vulnerability to chest and sinus infections Easy bruising Fragile blood vessels resulting from cystic medial necrosis with tendency towards aneurysm (even abdominal aortic aneurysm) Velvety-smooth[medicalmarijuana.com] The smooth, velvety skin is fragile and tears or bruises easily with minor trauma. Joint dislocations and scoliosis are common.[medicinenet.com] […] that appears normal after being released Smooth, velvety skin Fragile skin that may scar abnormally and/or easy bruising Fragile blood vessels (especially capillaries) that[forgottendiseases.org]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

    […] after being released Smooth, velvety skin Skin that bruises easily Abnormal spinal curvature that may present at birth Severe neonatal muscular hypotonia (floppiness) Delays[forgottendiseases.org] The most common clinical featuers of EDS-K are as follows: Clinical features of EDS-Kyphoscoliotic Joint laxity/hypermobility Hyperelastic/stretchy skin that appears normal[forgottendiseases.org]

  • Aortic Dissection

    Joint hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility, smooth velvety skin It is worth noting that many clinical findings show overlap between the different EDS subtypes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast to other types of EDS that are characterized by hyperextensible, smooth, velvety skin, vEDS is characterized by thin and translucent skin with visible veins, but[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin findings in vEDS include easy bruising and bleeding, atrophic scars, and acrogeria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    , knees, shins and elbows smooth, velvety skin that bruises easily wounds that are slow to heal and leave wide scars hernias and organ prolapse Vascular EDS Vascular EDS ([nhs.uk] […] knees, shins and elbows smooth, velvety skin that bruises easily wounds that are slow to heal and leave wide scars hernias and organ prolapse Vascular EDS Vascular EDS (vEDS[nhs.uk] […] and/or smooth, velvety skin) Generalized joint hypermobility Chronic Pain [11] Recurring joint dislocations Chronic joint/limb pain Positive family history Vascular [7] [[physio-pedia.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 2

    The skin is usually smooth, velvety, abnormally stretchy (hyperelastic), and very fragile; it tends to tear with minor trauma, especially over pressure points (knees, elbows[diseaseinfosearch.org] […] that can split easily – especially over the forehead, knees, shins and elbows, smooth, velvety skin that bruises easily, wounds that are slow to heal and leave wide scars[metro.co.uk] Joint and/or muscle pain and/or headaches Smooth, velvety skin Fragile skin that may scar abnormally Slow wound healing Easy bruising (bruising may even occur spontaneously[forgottendiseases.org]

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