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Disease Rosacea

Name Rosacea
Synonyms Acne Rosacea | Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea | Granulomatous Rosacea | Ocular Rosacea | Papulopustular Rosacea | Phymatous Rosacea | Rosacea, Erythematotelangiectatic | Rosacea, Granulomatous | Rosacea, Ocular | Rosacea, Papulopustular | Rosacea, Phymatous
Definition A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D012393
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