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I have a rare disorder which has seen the loss of

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I have a rare disorder which has seen the loss of significant amounts of facial subcutaneous fatty tissue of my face in a rapid, progressive manner. It appears to be mediated via the autonomic nervous system - as any physical or emotional response which release cortisol, appear to markedly exacerbate this effect. Is there any way to radiographically image the autonomic nervous system? I had a head MRI which showed some inflammatory changes of the medular antrum - could this be related?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 6 months ago.

There is no way to radiographically image the autonomic nervous system.

And it is impossible to say with any degree of certainty if the mild changes found in the medular antrum on MRI are relate to your condition at all...

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