Red face and fungi infection.Clin Dermatol 2014 Nov-Dec; 32(6):734-8CD
Red face syndrome is characterized by an erythematous dermatitis that is produced by different entities. These include rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, cutaneous lupus, photodermatosis, post-topical steroid dermatosis, demodicosis, borderline borderline (BB) leprosy, mastocytosis, carcinoid, postneoplasia flushing, cutaneous lymphoma, tineas, ulerythema ophryogenes, and psychosomatic flushing. Red face is a relatively common dermatologic manifestation. Our goal is to review tinea corporis and other fungi that affect this region causing facial erythema and its therapeutic management.