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146 Possible Causes for Sunken Face

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    , which includes “protruding eyes, a thin nose and lips, sunken cheeks, and a small chin” (Ritter Rules for Aortic Diseases, 2010) An inability to donate blood and organs[] […] there are a number of symptoms that can occur: Debilitating fatigue Fragile, thin and translucent skin with visible veins, especially over the chest and abdomen The vEDS face[]

  • Malnutrition

    , as fat disappears from the face hair becomes dry and sparse, falling out easily Eventually, there may be respiratory failure and heart failure, and the person may become[] […] and problems with fertility In more severe cases: breathing becomes difficult skin may become thin, dry, inelastic, pale, and cold the cheeks appear hollow and the eyes sunken[]

  • Head Injury

    ; for example a sunken eye can indicate a maxillar fracture an eye that cannot move or is deviated to one side can indicate that a broken facial bone is pinching a nerve that[] […] indicative of basilar skull fracture and the tearing of sheaths surrounding the brain, which can lead to secondary brain infection. visible deformity or depression in the head or face[]

  • Toddler's Diarrhea

    Consult a doctor if the diarrhea is accompanied by vomiting, the faces is tinged with blood or mucous, the child has a high temperature and if s/he is irritable, has a sunken[]

  • Dehydration

    […] eyes (your eyes look “sunken” in your face) What should I do if I’m dehydrated?[] These include: thirst, restless or irritable behaviour, decreased skin turgor, dry mucous membranes, sunken eyes, sunken fontanelle (in infants), and absence of tears when[] […] include: Urinating less often than usual, or passing urine that looks dark yellow or brown Having a dry, sticky mouth or cracked lips Feeling tired Feeling dizzy or unsteady Sunken[]

  • Apert Syndrome

    Rizky's eyes are slightly side-spaced and bulging due to the shape of her skull and sunken face, which has caused them to be dry and infected.[] Prominent symptoms of Apert syndrome are abnormal growth of skull and face, high forehead, sunken face, bulging eyes and very low intellectual development.[] The bones of the skull fuse prematurely, causing the appearance of a sunken face, wide-set eyes, and beaked nose.[]

  • Rotavirus

    Dehydration is the primary danger that sufferers face; low energy, dry mouths, and sunken eyes are signs that dehydration is becoming severe.[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Other symptoms include: heart problems, crowded teeth, an abnormally long arm span, narrow face, thin body, and sunken chest.[] ), and either a sunken chest (pectus excavatum) or a protruding chest (pectus carinatum).[] […] gain or loss, and either a sunken chest (pectus excavatum) or a protruding chest (pectus carinatum).[]

  • Denture Problems

    Over time this can lead to a sunken face and a set of dentures that don’t look natural. Hardly the outcome you had home dentures would have![]

  • Nasal Fracture

    […] look sunken Change the nose looks Complications often need treatment, such as antibiotics or surgery.[] […] or tissues around the brain Blocked tear duct Abnormal connection between the nasal cavity and the mouth Underdevelopment of the maxillary bone, making the middle of the face[]

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