Possible Causes for Loss of Facial Adipose Tissue in USA

  • Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy
    Loss of Facial Adipose Tissue

    Generalized lipodystrophy is a disorder characterized by loss of adipose tissue and, usually, metabolic disturbance due to deficiency of hormones derived from these tissues, most importantly leptin. Generalized lipodystrophy (GL) may be divided in congenital GL, also known as Berardinelli-Seip syndrome and acquired GL,…[1]

  • Acquired Partial Lipodystrophy
    Loss of Facial Adipose Tissue

    Acquired partial lipodystrophy, also known as Barraquer-Simons syndrome, cephalothoracic lipodystrophy, or progressive lipodystrophy, is a rare disease first described over 130 years ago that involves subcutaneous tissue. Acquired partial lipodystrophy affects women three times more often than men. Acquired partial…[2]

  • Cockayne Syndrome
    Loss of Facial Adipose Tissue

    Cockayne syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive multisystem condition characterized by dwarfism, birdlike facies, premature aging, photosensitivity, progressive neurological dysfunction and intellectual deficit. Patients who have the Cockayne Syndrome show the following: Poor feeding This is seen during infancy but in…[3]

  • Miliary Tuberculosis of the Liver
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Mycobacterial Infection
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Facial Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Silicone Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue
  • Lupus Vulgaris
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Lupus vulgaris (LV) is a form of post-primary, chronic, and paucibacillary cutaneous tuberculosis in individuals with a high tuberculin sensitivity and moderate immunity. It is the most common type of cutaneous tuberculosis. Cutaneous tuberculosis (TB) can be caused by M. tuberculosis, M. bovis, and the Bacillus…[4]

  • Lethal Midline Granuloma
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Lethal midline granuloma is a rare, aggressive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the head and neck. Most cases are of natural killer (NK)/T-cell origin and typically feature the extensive destruction of the nasal structures and nasopharynx with possible dissemination to the skin, soft tissues, gastrointestinal tract, and…[5]

  • Sympathetic Ophthalmia
    Granulomatous Tissue

    Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) or Sympathetic uveitis is a bilateral diffuse granulomatous uveitis (a kind of inflammation) of both eyes following trauma to one eye. It can leave the patient completely blind. Symptoms may develop from days to several years after a penetrating eye injury. Although descriptions of…[6]

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms


  1. Familial Generalized Lipodystrophy, Symptoma
  2. Acquired Partial Lipodystrophy, Symptoma
  3. Cockayne Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Lupus Vulgaris, Symptoma
  5. Lethal Midline Granuloma, Symptoma
  6. Wikipedia: Sympathetic ophthalmia, CC-BY-SA-3.0