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Rubor/enrojecimiento de la piel - Overview

Nombres alternativos

Rubor/rubefacción; Sofoco; Enrojecimiento de la cara

Definición:

Es el enrojecimiento súbito de la cara, el cuello y de la parte superior del tórax.

Consideraciones:

El rubor es una respuesta normal del cuerpo que puede ocurrir en caso de uno sentirse avergonzado, enojado, excitado o estar experimentando alguna otra emoción fuerte.

El enrojecimiento de la cara puede también estar asociado con ciertas afecciones.

Causas:

Las causas comunes abarcan:

  • Emociones extremas
  • Alimentos calientes o picantes
  • Rosácea

Otras causas abarcan:

  • Reviewed last on: 5/13/2011
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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