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How can bulimia cause Russell's sign?

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Regularly using your fingers to make yourself throw up can make the back of your finger joints discolored or callused. This skin condition is called Russell’s sign.

From: What Does Bulimia Do to Your Body? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Bulimia Nervosa.”

UptoDate: “Bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder in adults: Medical complications and their management.”

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center: “Electrolyte Imbalance.”

National Eating Disorder Association: “Bulimia Nervosa,” “Diabulimia.”

American Heart Association: “Arrhythmia.”

Cedars-Sinai: “Mallory-Weiss Syndrome.”

Mehler, P. , 2015. Journal of Eating Disorders

Bulimia Nervosa Resource Guide: “What are the signs and symptoms of bulimia nervosa?”

Science of Eating Disorders: “Medical Complications of Purging in Bulimia Nervosa.”

Eating Disorders Victoria: “Bulimia Nervosa.”

Holderness, C. , 1994. International Journal of Eating Disorders

Bodell, LP. , 2013. Journal of Psychiatric Research

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on August 03, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Bulimia Nervosa.”

UptoDate: “Bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder in adults: Medical complications and their management.”

University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center: “Electrolyte Imbalance.”

National Eating Disorder Association: “Bulimia Nervosa,” “Diabulimia.”

American Heart Association: “Arrhythmia.”

Cedars-Sinai: “Mallory-Weiss Syndrome.”

Mehler, P. , 2015. Journal of Eating Disorders

Bulimia Nervosa Resource Guide: “What are the signs and symptoms of bulimia nervosa?”

Science of Eating Disorders: “Medical Complications of Purging in Bulimia Nervosa.”

Eating Disorders Victoria: “Bulimia Nervosa.”

Holderness, C. , 1994. International Journal of Eating Disorders

Bodell, LP. , 2013. Journal of Psychiatric Research

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on August 03, 2018

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