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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 802130, 2 pages
Case Report

Geographical Flushing of the Children’s Face: A New Clinical Entity?

Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan

Received 20 March 2013; Accepted 18 April 2013

Academic Editors: H. Dobrev and T. Salopek

Copyright © 2013 Masatoshi Jinnin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A lot of skin diseases can occur on children’s faces. We report two children with unique flushing on their faces, sometimes accompanied with headache. Their eruption did not meet various differential diagnoses. Many dermatologists may have seen a similar condition but did not think much about it. Thus, it should be worth regarding such symptom as the benign new clinical entity, which may comfort patients with similar conditions and merit further attention in clinical practice.