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Pathological obesity: also called morbid obesity is defined as body mass index more than 40. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pathological obesity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of the overlooked conditions may include hypertension, diabetes,...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other...read more »
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The following list of conditions have 'Pathological obesity' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Pathological obesity:
Symptoms related to Pathological obesity:
Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Morbid obesity, Depression (629 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Immobility (26 causes), Osteoarthritis (29 causes), Myxedema, Polycystic ovarian syndrome
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