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Rosacea

Rosacea: Introduction

Rosacea: Rosacea, previously called acne rosacea, is a chronic skin disease that affects both the skin and the eyes. The disorder is characterized by redness, bumps ... more about Rosacea.

Rosacea: Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rosacea is available below.

Symptoms of Rosacea

Treatments for Rosacea

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Rosacea?

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Rosacea: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Rosacea

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Types of Rosacea

  • Prerosacea - the earliest stages.
  • Vascular rosacea - common in women.
  • Inflammatory rosacea
  • Rhinophyma - sometimes in men.
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Curable Types of Rosacea

Possibly curable types of Rosacea include:

  • Acne vulgaris induced
  • Rhinophyma related to rosacea
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis related to rosacea
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Rare Types of Rosacea:

Rare types of Rosacea include:

  • Acne vulgaris induced
  • Rhinophyma related to rosacea
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis related to rosacea
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Rosacea: Complications

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Causes of Rosacea

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Disease Topics Related To Rosacea

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Rosacea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Rosacea

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Rosacea: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Rosacea

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Rosacea: Animations

Research about Rosacea

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Clinical Trials for Rosacea

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Statistics for Rosacea

Rosacea: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Rosacea

Rosacea, previously called acne rosacea, is a chronic skin disease that affects both the skin and the eyes. The disorder is characterized by redness, bumps, pimples, and, in advanced stages, thickened skin on the nose. Rosacea usually occurs on the face, although the neck and upper chest are also sometimes involved. A mild degree of eye (ocular) involvement occurs in more than 50 percent of people with rosacea. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

Definitions of Rosacea:

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). - (Source - Diseases Database)

A skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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