Santa’s rosy complexion is charming but is it a sign of disease?
Santa Claus is a central figure in the celebration of the Christmas tradition across the world. Classically depicted as elderly and rotund, with twinkling eyes and sporting a long white beard, one of his other notable physical attributes is his rosy cheeks. Certainly this could be physiological, but there are features of his lifestyle which allude to pathological causes of malar erythema.
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