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14 Possible Causes for Loss of Periorbital Fat

  • Maxillary Fracture

    […] of periorbital fat and tissues.[jamanetwork.com] […] exophthalmometry, occurred in 2 patients with combined zygomaticomaxillary complex and orbital floor fractures, the severity of which could have led to significant atrophy and loss[jamanetwork.com]

  • Facial Hemiatrophy

    Parry–Romberg syndrome (also known as progressive hemifacial atrophy ) is a rare disease characterized by progressive shrinkage and degeneration of the tissues beneath the skin , usually on only one side of the face (hemifacial atrophy) but occasionally extending to other parts of the body. [1] An autoimmune[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acroosteolysis-Keloid-Like Lesions-Premature Aging Syndrome

    […] of subcutaneous fat and sunken eyes (enophthalmos with loss of periorbital fat), lipoatrophy of temples; canities, mental deficiency, photosensitivity, disproportionately[yumpu.com] […] dwarfism) – autosomal recessive; short stature, facial erythema in butterfly distribution leading to mottled pigmentation and atrophic scars, premature aged appearance with loss[yumpu.com]

  • Eosinophilic Angiocentric Fibrosis

    Imaging revealed a right ethmoido-orbital mass infiltrating the periorbital fat and enveloping the optic nerve.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report the case of a 61-year-old man who presented with orbital involvement (visual loss, pain, proptosis, and eyelid oedema), headache and nasal obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Upward Displacement of Ocular Globes

    […] of the eye. [ 6 ] Periorbital fat and extraocular muscles can become entrapped in the fracture, leading to problems of ocular movement. [6] When the medial wall (lamina papyracea[emedicine.medscape.com] […] lamina papyracea) to "blow out" into the maxillary sinus or ethmoid bone. [3, 4 , 5, 6 , 7, 8 , 9] This results in a fracture, though it often prevents globe rupture and loss[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

    A 50 year-old man on immunosuppressive agents presented with left eye vision loss, periorbital swelling, pain, and ophthalmoplegia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A CT scan was performed which demonstrated intraorbital fat stranding, however the patient lacked sinus disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

    A 50 year-old man on immunosuppressive agents presented with left eye vision loss, periorbital swelling, pain, and ophthalmoplegia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A CT scan was performed which demonstrated intraorbital fat stranding, however the patient lacked sinus disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Nakajo Syndrome

    […] swelling, lip swelling, clubbing, cardiac arrythmia, cardiomyopathy, Hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, hepatosplenomegaly, failure to thrive, liver enzymes, multi-organ failure, loss[autoinflammatory-search.org] On the face, the loss of fat on the cheeks and the periorbital and periocular edemas are pathognomonic ( 1 ).[frontiersin.org] […] of body fat, large abdomen, swollen abdomen, abdominal swelling, lymphadeopathy, joint contractures, muscle atrophy, panniculitis induced lipodystrophy, panniculitis, myositis[autoinflammatory-search.org]

  • Lipodystrophy

    The most prominent clinical sign is a loss of subcutaneous fat (lipoatrophy) in the face (periorbital, temporal), limbs, and buttocks.[hivbook.com] In most cases, peripheral lipoatrophy is clinically diagnosed when significant fat loss of about 30% has already occurred.[hivbook.com]

  • Open Angle Glaucoma

    fat loss, involution of dermatochalasis, and deepening of the upper eyelid sulcus, has increasingly been recognized as a common adverse effect of PGA therapy. 32 Other possible[journals.lww.com] […] including conjunctival hyperemia, eyelash growth, and rarely, irreversible increased iris pigmentation. 31 Prostaglandin-associated periorbitopathy, a condition characterized by periorbital[journals.lww.com]

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