malar rash

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malar rash

butterfly rash or facial vasculitis characteristic of autoimmune disease, e.g. systemic lupus erythematosus


pertaining to mala. See also zygomatic, jugal.

malar abscess
abscessation at the root of the carnassial tooth (upper fourth premolar in dogs and upper third in cats) may give rise to an inflammatory reaction, then a fistula on the face, below the eye. Called also carnassial abscess, facial abscess, facial sinus. Less often, abscessation of the roots of the lower carnassial tooth (first molar in dogs and in cats) can drain through the skin over the mandible or into the mouth.
malar rash
dogs with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) sometimes develop a symmetric scaling erythematous lesion over the nose which resembles the change seen in humans with SLE.
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LN is unlikely to present alone--it often manifests with other extrarenal features such as joint pain, malar rash, oral ulcers and photosensitivity.
In the weeks and month to follow, the malar rash was followed by pain on inspiration, joint tenderness, tachycardia and palpitations.
I'd have to have some blood work done, he said; the malar rash is a cardinal symptom of lupus.
Malar rash and photosensitivity were the mucocutaneous manifestations seen more often in the white patients, compared with the nonwhite patients (occurring in 86% vs.