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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Rosacea

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A papular and pustular inflammatory process that is centered in follicles and is distributed mostly in the middle third of the face in both vertical and horizontal directions.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Rosacea

…ird of the face in both vertical and horizontal directions. Among the varied manifestations of rosacea are innumerable telangiectases, perioral and periocular dermatitis, and rhinophyma. Complications of rosacea include keratitis and conjunctivitis….

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Rosacea: Subtypes of Rosacea and Their Treatment

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 to…

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Rosacea: Management of the Patient with Rosacea

Management of the patient with rosacea Establish the clinical diagnosis of rosacea (subtype, severity, ocular involvement). Prescribe treatment (topical, systemic, physical). Refer patient to an ophthalmologist when needed. Advise patient to avoid…

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Rosacea

Patient Handouts: Skin Care for Rosacea Patients (81 KB)…

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Rosacea: Key Points

Key Points Rosacea has four different clinical presentations: erythemato-telangiectatic, papulo-pustular, phymatous, and ocular. It is essential to correctly identify the subtype of rosacea in order to select the appropriate medical or surgical the…

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Rosacea: Suggested Reading

…s a novel treatment for moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two multicenter, randomized and vehicle-controlled studies, BJD, 166:633-641. Fowler J et al (2013) Efficacy and safety of once-daily topical brimonidine tartrate gel 0…

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Rosacea: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1. Erythemato-telangiectatic rosacea 55-year-old woman Chronic flushing, erythema and telangiectasias on cheeks, nose Not responding to topical antibiotics Treatment Discontinue topical antibiotics Topical brimonidine 0.33%…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

…acial cosmetics. In some cases, no triggering factors are found. Although it is considered by some to be related to rosacea, patients usually do not have flushing and other stigmata of rosacea. This condition affects young adult women most commonly….

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Flushing: Treatment

…at has been used topically to reduce erythema associated with rosacea. Its efficacy in rosacea suggests that it may be helpful with intermittent flushing associated with other conditions. Pitfalls Patients with drug-related flushing episodes should…

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Lupus: Initial Evaluation

…thematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus Neonatal lupus erythematosus Lupus profundus Differential diagnosis Rosacea, face Tinea faciei Psoriasis Dermatomyositis…

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