DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Here defined as descriptive clinical symptom for:
- harmless, symmetrically arranged, deep red, permanently or alternately persistent, mostly symmetrical facial erythema (possibly associated with bilateral swelling) as an expression of "inflammation-induced or vegetative irritation". Suction. Type rusticanus!
- often the appearance is associated with a keratosis pilaris, or is a partial symptom of a generalized keratosis pilaris syndrome
ManifestationThis section has been translated automatically.
- Appears already at a young age.
- w > m
- More frequent occurrence (in connection with keratosis pilaris) in the so-called type rusticanus.
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Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
- Chronic, asymptomatic (or with few symptoms; possibly slight feeling of tension), blurred, symmetrical, homogeneous redness (possibly with swelling) of the lateral cheeks as well as centrofacial parts of the face with sharp recess of the perioral region. Dry skin, possibly also slightly scaly.
- Often combined with keratosis pilaris and ulerythema ophryogenes as partial symptoms of the keratosis pilaris syndrome.
Differential diagnosisThis section has been translated automatically.
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Causal therapy not known. Intensified facial care.
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Note(s)This section has been translated automatically.
The term "erythema perstans" is used in different ways in international literature, including as a synonym for the erythema anulare centrifugum . Other authors refer to an erythematous form of cutaneous lupus erythematosus as erythema perstans faciei. The term "Erythema perstans" is also used in the term: Erythema dyschromicum perstans.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Kazandjieva J et al (2014) The red face revisited: connective tissue disorders. Clin Dermatol 32:153-158
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