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Tissue wasting

Tissue wasting: Introduction

Tissue wasting: wasting of the body tissues is seen in certain conditions. See detailed information below for a list of 20 causes of Tissue wasting, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Tissue wasting: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Tissue wasting, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Tissue wasting Treatments

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Tissue wasting: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Tissue wasting may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Tissue wasting

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Tissue wasting: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Tissue wasting

The list below shows some of the causes of Tissue wasting mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Tissue wasting?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Tissue wasting. Of the 20 causes of Tissue wasting that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Tissue wasting:

The following list of conditions have 'Tissue wasting' 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 Tissue wasting Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Tissue wasting:

    Medical Conditions associated with Tissue wasting:

    Soft tissue symptoms (100 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Weight symptoms (2043 causes)

    Symptoms related to Tissue wasting:

    Muscle atrophy (351 causes), Diabetes melltus, Upper motor neurondisease, Lower motor neuron disease, Poliomyelitis (5 causes)

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