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12 Possible Causes for Malar Flush, Malar Rash

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    Clinical examination classically reveals a malar flush ('mitral facies') due to cutaneous vasoconstriction, and a mid-diastolic murmur that is heard on praecordial auscultation[radiopaedia.org] flush - due to back pressure and buildup of carbon dioxide (CO2).[en.wikipedia.org] , ascites and/or pulmonary hypertension, the latter often presenting with a loud P2.Almost all signs increase with exercise and pregnancy.Other peripheral signs include: Malar[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Carcinoid Tumor

    As the disease progresses, the episodes of flushing may last more than 30 minutes.[healio.com] The prolonged vasodilation results in venous telangiectasia of the nose, upper lip and malar regions.[healio.com]

  • Rosacea

    The α 2 -adrenergic agonist clonidine has also been reported to improve flushing and blushing reactions at doses of 0.05 mg twice a day.[dx.doi.org] At this dose, there was no reduction in blood pressure, but lower baseline malar temperature may have been reduced by peripheral vasoconstriction.[dx.doi.org]

  • Rhinophyma

    It begins as an accentuation of the normal flush reaction an adolescence and young adulthood and can involve the nose, central forehead, malar areas, and chin.[czytelniamedyczna.pl]

  • Homocystinuria

    Skin manifestations include malar flush, thin hair, and cutis reticulata / marmorata.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Homocystinuria produces high concentrations of amino acids that are competitive inhibitors of tyrosinase which leads to decreased melanin and manifests as malar rashes and[apicareonline.com] Clinical features include a tall slender habitus, SCOLIOSIS, arachnodactyly, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, genu varus, thin blond hair, malar flush, lens dislocations, an increased incidence[fpnotebook.com]

  • Urticarial Vasculitis

    I also often have the malar rash which I always though was just a flushed face. My rheum said that it was a malar rash so I didn't argue.[thelupussite.com] After 1 yr, she visited our hospital due to a malar rash and pitting edema of both the legs and recurrent episodes of urticaria ( Fig. 1 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] I also often have the malar rash which I always though was just a flushed face. My rheum said that it was a malar rash so I didn't argue.[thelupussite.com]

  • Purpura

    flush Purpura Insomnia Disturbed speech Low grade fever, worse in afternoon Yellow urine Irritability with a sensation of Heat in the chest Palpitations with anxiety Sores[americandragon.com] .  Malar rash INVESTIGATION  CBC: anaemia, lymphopenia, leukopenia  PC : decreased  BT : prolonged  Positive antinuclear antibody  Platelet autoantibodies 43.[slideshare.net] , UB-12 To Disperse the Lungs : LU-7 , UB-13 To stop vomiting : PC-6 , SP-4 Clinical Manifestations Dry throat and/or mouth Chronic sore throat (not acute) Restlessness Malar[americandragon.com]

  • Thyro-Cerebro-Renal Syndrome

    A malar flush (reddening of the cheeks) may be seen against a generally pale face, known as ‘strawberries and cream complexion.[alzheimer-europe.org] Oddly enough, however, the butterfly rash only occurs in about 50% of lupus patients. Therefore, the absence of malar rash does not preclude a lupus diagnosis.[sclero.org] It is perhaps most widely known for the distinctive butterfly (malar) facial rash that can occur during flares or after sun exposure.[sclero.org]

  • Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome

    flush discoid rash photosensitivity oral ulcers arthritis serositis (pleurisy or pericarditis) renal disorder (proteinuria 0.5 g/24 hour or cellular casts) neurological disorder[jnnp.bmj.com] Direct inquiry and focused systemic examination to disclose fever, malaise, skin changes (classically, the malar butterfly rash and/or photosensitivity), and arthritis will[jnnp.bmj.com] […] diagnostic criteria for SLE “A person shall be said to have SLE if four or more of the 11 criteria are present, serially or simultaneously, during any interval of observation” malar[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Hypertension

    Pheochromocytoma Growth retardation Chronic renal failure Hirsutism Cushing's syndrome Joint swelling Systemic lupus erythematosus Malar rash Systemic lupus erythematosus[aafp.org] Diaphoresis Pheochromocytoma Flushing Pheochromocytoma Growth retardation Chronic renal failure Hirsutism Cushing's syndrome Joint swelling Systemic lupus erythematosus Malar[aafp.org] […] syndrome Adenotonsillar hypertrophy Sleep disorder associated with hypertension Decreased perfusion of lower extremities Coarctation of the aorta Diaphoresis Pheochromocytoma Flushing[aafp.org]

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