Allergic Shiners

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Dark, discoloured circles under the eyes, often accompanied by mouth breathing in children with allergic rhinitis, which causes venous stasis due to impeded blood flow through the oedematous nasal mucosa, while obstruction of the nasal passages obliges mouth breathing
Diagnosis Eosinophils in mucus
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Marshall said on top of itchy eyes or noses, other tell-tale signs of allergies in children include allergic shiners, dark circles under the eyes, or allergic salutes.
Many of these patients will have allergic facies which may include allergic shiners, facial pallor, a nasal crease and the allergic salute (Fig.
Allergic shiners (dark circles under the eyes caused by increased blood flow near the sinuses)