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Truncal obesity

Truncal obesity: Introduction

Truncal obesity: fat body with thin limbs or centripetal obesity. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Truncal obesity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Truncal obesity

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Truncal obesity: Symptom Checker

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Truncal obesity Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Truncal obesity may include:

  • Adjunctive therapies which may be prescribed by a physician are orlistat or sibutramine. In the presence of diabetes mellitus type 2, the physician might instead prescribe metformin and thiazolidinediones (rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) as anti-diabetic drugs rather than sulfonylurea derivatives. Thiazolidinediones may cause slight weight gain but decrease "pathologic" abdominal fat, and therefore may be prescribed for diabetics with central obesity
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Truncal obesity: Animations

Truncal obesity: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Truncal obesity

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Misdiagnosis and Truncal obesity

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a 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 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 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 weight-related or associated medical conditions that more »

Truncal obesity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Truncal obesity

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

How Common are these Causes of Truncal 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 Truncal obesity. Of the 16 causes of Truncal 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
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Truncal obesity:

The following list of conditions have 'Truncal 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 Truncal obesity:

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

Symptoms related to Truncal obesity:

Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Coronary artery disease (106 causes), Obesity (236 causes), Waist circumference, Body mass index

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Truncal obesity

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