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Butterfly rash

Butterfly rash: Introduction

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.

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Causes of Butterfly rash:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Butterfly rash. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Butterfly rash:

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Butterfly rash: Symptom Checker

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Butterfly rash Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Butterfly rash:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Butterfly rash as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Butterfly rash: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Butterfly rash

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Butterfly rash: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Butterfly rash listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Butterfly rash:

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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Butterfly rash

The list below shows some of the causes of Butterfly rash mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Butterfly rash?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Butterfly rash. Of the 30 causes of Butterfly rash that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 27 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Butterfly rash:

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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  • Lupus ... butterfly face eruption, butterfly rash

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Causes of Butterfly rash Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Butterfly rash based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Butterfly rash:

    Lupus-like rash, Lupoid rash
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Butterfly rash:

    Medical Conditions associated with Butterfly rash:

    Rash (1165 causes), Rash symptoms (1165 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    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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