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Pathological obesity

Pathological obesity: Introduction

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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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pathological obesity

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Pathological obesity: Symptom Checker

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Pathological obesity: Animations

Pathological obesity: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pathological obesity may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pathological obesity

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Pathological obesity: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pathological obesity

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Pathological obesity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Pathological obesity

The list below shows some of the causes of Pathological obesity mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pathological obesity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pathological obesity. Of the 13 causes of Pathological obesity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pathological obesity:

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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Causes of Pathological obesity Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pathological obesity based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Pathological obesity:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pathological obesity:

    Weight symptoms (2043 causes), Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

    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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