Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ated venules. How those changes are related to the papular and rhinophymatous expressions of rosacea is not known. In rhinophyma, the most dramatic presentation of rosacea, bulbous enlargement of a nose results from tremendous hyperplasia of sebaceou…

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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…

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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…