Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Subtypes of Rosacea and Their Treatment

Erythemato-telangiectatic (E-T) subtype: Characterized by diffuse erythema and telangiectasias on the cheeks, forehead, dorsal nose, or entire face. Patients often complain of intolerance or sensitivity to topical products and cosmetics. This subty…

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Phymatous Subtype

Marked by thickening of the skin, irregular skin texture, edema, hypertrophy and hyperplasia of sebaceous glands, connective tissue, and vascular bed of the nose (rhinophyma).  These changes can also be seen on the chin (gnathophyma), ears (otophyma…

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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common inflammatory facial skin disorder classically marked by flushing, facial erythema, inflammatory papules and pustules, and telangiectasias. It typically presents in adults, with prevalence reported as 1 to greater than 20%, with a…