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551 Possible Causes for Prominent Cheeks

  • Trisomy 12p

    cheeks, high prominent forehead, hypertelorism, epicanthic folds, broad nasal bridge and other facial dysmorphism.[] There may be flattening of the cheek area (midface hyperplasia). Individuals are noted to have a short neck.[] […] results in developmental delay, intellectual impairment and a number of dysmorphic features including turricephaly, a flattened occiput, short neck, rounded facies with prominent[]

  • Rosacea

    The inflammation is most prevalent on the cheeks, eyelids, nose, chin, or forehead.[] Characteristics of rosacea include: Red papules and sometimes pustules on the nose, forehead, cheeks and chin. Rarely it involves the trunk and upper limbs.[] It may progress to persistent redness and the appearance of many small, prominent and broken blood vessels.[]

  • Exostosis

    It forms on your outer cheek facing the side of your upper jaw just above your teeth. It could also affect the cheek-facing side of your lower jaw.[] They can occur at any age but more cases occur by twenty years of age and are more prominent in females. Buccal exostosis This type of exostosis involves your jawbone.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    […] in skin creases, flushed face/cheeks with peri-oral pallor (GAS) Red flags unwell/toxic appearance respiratory distress stridor trismus drooling “hot potato” voice (muffled[] […] coxsackie virus) tonsillar exudates tender anterior cervical lymphadenopathy hepatosplenomegaly (EBV) scarlet-fever type rash - blanching, sandpaper-like rash, usually more prominent[]

  • Young-Simpson Syndrome

    Additionally, affected individuals may have distinctive facial features such as prominent cheeks, a broad nasal bridge or a nose with a rounded tip, a narrowing of the eye[] SBBYS causes specific facial features, including prominent cheeks, a wide nasal bridge, and a nose with a rounded tip. SBBYS occurs in less than 1 in a million children.[]

  • Auriculocondylar Syndrome

    Other frequently described features include prominent cheeks, cupped and posteriorly rotated ears, preauricular tags, and microstomia. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:22560091}.[] Other features of auriculo-condylar syndrome can include prominent cheeks, an unusually small mouth (microstomia), differences in the size and shape of facial structures between[] In addition to malformed ears, the major features of these patients were prominent cheeks, round facial appearance, micrognathia, microstomia, malocclusion, and hearing loss[]

  • Milium

    They most often arise on the face and are particularly prominent on the eyelids and cheeks, but they may occur elsewhere. There are various kinds of milia.[]

  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris

    Scaling is prominent on the extensor surfaces of the extremities and the back, with the former more markedly involved and having larger scales.[] The forehead, cheeks and scalp may be affected. The limb flexures, especially the creases, appear normal. Hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles are common.[]

  • Viral Exanthem

    Although most prominent in the first few days, the rash can persist at least intermittently for up to six weeks.[] Fifth disease is characterised by burning red swollen ‘slapped’ cheeks followed by evanescent lacy-pattern erythema on the limbs and trunk 1 to 4 days later.[]

  • Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome

    He had abnormal whistling facies including an extremely small puckered mouth; thin, pursed lips with long and well developed philtrum of upper lip, unusually prominent cheeks[] These features include an extremely small puckered mouth (microstomia); a “full” forehead appearance, unusually prominent cheeks; and thin, pursed lips.[] Prominent forehead Raised mark on the chin in the shape of an H or V Other Characteristics of Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome Specific malformations and skeletal abnormalities also[]

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