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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Rosacea

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. Among the varied manifestations of rosacea are innumerable telangiectases…

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Rosacea: Subtypes of Rosacea and Their Treatment

…btype Directed Therapy). Though considered the mildest form of rosacea, the E-T subtype is marked by significant impact on quality of life stemming from persistent facial erythema. A significant advancement in treatment of rosacea erythema is now com…

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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 4 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 therap…

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Rosacea: Suggested Reading

….5% for the treatment of moderate to severe facial erythema of rosacea: results of two randomized double-blind, vehicle-controlled pivotal studies, JDD, 12(6): 650-656. Del Rosso JQ (2012) Advances in understanding and managing rosacea: Part 1 &…

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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%…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

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Periorificial Dermatitis: Key Points

Key Points Periorificial dermatitis is a common acneiform eruption of the face that is marked by erythematous papules, sometimes with scale. Comedones are typically not present and enable its distinction from classic acne. It typically affects the…

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Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus: Overview

Overview Pemphigus foliaceus is a relatively benign autoimmune bullous disease associated with the deposition of intercellular antibodies directed against desmoglien 1. The therapeutic approach differs significantly from that for pemphigus vulgaris;…

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