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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In this study, patients with SLE non-specific skin manifestations, especially maculopapular rashes, vasculitic rashes, and scarring alopecia were associated with more active disease in lieu of clinical history and lab investigations and malar rash was associated with internal organ involvement.
In contrast, when the erythrotelan-giectatic or papulopustular variants of rosacea blanket the midface with a rash that looks much like the malar rash of SLE, the nasolabial area is included, not spared.
6,11,15) In this patient, pericarditis was curiously the sole clinical presentation for more than 12 months before some of the more common diagnostic criteria, namely malar rash and arthritis, supervened sequentially over a period of 12 - 17 months.
Lower doses resulted in exacerbation of SLE (fever, malar rash, joint pains and oral ulcers).
A common sign of SLE is a malar rash that spares the nasolabial folds.
The dermatologic examination was significant for seborrheic dermatitis, nonscarring alopecia, and malar rash, without physical signs of scleroderma including sclerodactyly or telangiectasias.
A 58-year-old female patient was referred by a physician to us for consultation on persistent malar rash for 6 months.
Among the clinical features arthritis was present in 73%, 62% had malar rash, 27% had oral ulcers and 27% had serositis.
In our study, malar rash was the most common dermal presentation seen in 37% patients, whereas other studies have reported malar rash in 49%13 and 53.
In contrast, when the erythrotelangiectatic or papulopustular variants of rosacea blanket the midface with a rash that resembles the malar rash of SLE, the nasolabial area is included, not spared.
The patient suffered from SLE, which had been diagnosed 15 years earlier and was known to have multiple bouts of arthritis, photosensitivity, and malar rash.
In describing the malar rash of lupus, textbooks often show photos of a vivid, contiguous red rash in the classic butterfly distribution on the cheeks and nose, according to Dr.