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Butterfly rash: A rash appearing on the cheeks and bridge of the nose creating a characteristic butterfly pattern. See detailed information below for a list of 30 causes of Butterfly rash, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Butterfly rash as a symptom.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Butterfly rash as a symptom include:
Malar Rash: symmetrical, dull to bright erythema over the cheeks and the bridge of the nose. It may increase with sunlight and frequently has mild cutaneous edema. It does not occur in the nasolabial fold. It is most characteristic of SLE.
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The following list of conditions have 'Butterfly rash' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Butterfly rash:
Symptoms related to Butterfly rash:
Skin rash (461 causes), Facial rash (33 causes), Red skin (142 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Facial symptoms (8109 causes), Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 causes), Rosacea, Seborrheic dermatitis (20 causes), Reaction to medication, Sunburn (1 cause), Erythema infectiosum
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