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Undiagnosed Truncal obesity

Undiagnosed Causes of Truncal obesity

As part of Truncal obesity diagnosis, consider whether any of these underlying medical Truncal obesity causes may have been overlooked:

  • The immediate cause of obesity is net energy imbalance--the organism consumes more usable calories than it expends, wastes, or discards via elimination. The fundamental cause of obesity is not well understood, but is presumably a combination of the organism's genes and environment. The specific cause of central distribution of fat is also not well understood
  • In humans, central obesity is correlated with overeating and a sedentary lifestyle. Hypercortisolism, such as in Cushings syndrome also leads to central obesity. Many prescription drugs can also have side effects resulting in obesity
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Undiagnosed Complications of Truncal obesity

As part of Truncal obesity diagnosis, consider whether any of these Truncal obesity complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

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One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Truncal obesity leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Truncal obesity. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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