13] The components are hypertension, elevated fasting blood glucose, hypertriglyceridaemia, reduced high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and truncal obesity
In her first visit, we found several symptoms such as truncal obesity
, moon facies, purple steria on her upper and lower limbs and abdomen, excessive edema, echimotic patches of limbs with suppurative lesions (due to superimposed bacterial infections), and wet skin (figures 1 and 2).
Given the confounding relationship between truncal obesity
and glucose intolerance, there was no significant correlation between nocturnal or daytime sleep duration and hip/waist ratio with BMI.
For postpubertal females in whom polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or other hyperandrogenic states are suspected, hormonal testing is indicated in the presence of the clinical signs of infrequent menses and infertility, hirsutism, truncal obesity
, androgenetic alopecia, polycystic ovaries, or clitoromegaly.
05) among those who had central and truncal obesity
This is a combination of high triglycerides, low HDL, truncal obesity
[a large waistline], hypertension, and insulin resistance or pre-diabetes.
2] The subsequent emergence of more troubling symptoms (hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, fractures, easy bruising, peripheral edema, back pain, menstrual irregularity, muscle weakness, and acne) results in greater clinical attention, and the presence of specific physical signs of CS (purple striae, facial plethora, exophthalmos, proximal myopathy, hirsutism, truncal obesity
, and buffalo hump) often leads to the diagnosis.
The above-mentioned dysmorphic findings and truncal obesity
were present also in our patient.
Acne keloidalis nuchae: another cutaneous symptom of metabolic syndrome, truncal obesity
, and impending/overt diabetes mellitus?
One of the mechanisms postulated by which truncal obesity
increases coronary risk is high blood pressure (BP).
Defect in INPP5E also causes a syndromic disorder associated with mental retardation, truncal obesity
, retinal dystrophy and micropenis syndrome (MORMS) (Jacoby et al.
Waist circumference (WC) is also an important measurement especially of truncal obesity