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Introduction: Rosacea

Description of Rosacea

Rosacea (medical condition): Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead,...more »

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Rosacea: 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

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: MeSH 2007

Rosacea: Related Topics

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Rosacea as a Disease

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Rosacea: Article Excerpts

Rosacea, previously called acne rosacea, is a chronic skin disease that affects both the skin and... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

Rosacea, previously called acne rosacea, is a chronic skin disease that affects both the skin and the eyes. The disorder is ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

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Rosacea: Related Disease Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Rosacea

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Hierarchical classifications of Rosacea

The following list attempts to classify Rosacea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • acne
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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