Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Images

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule Rosacea, erythematous papule…

Papulopustular Subtype

Papulopustular Subtype

…or sulfacetamide based lotions, or azelaic acid. Severe cases may require isotretinoin. It is important to note that isotretinoin will not necessarily eradicate all of the features of rosacea, with the notable exception being facial erythema….

Phymatous Subtype

Phymatous Subtype

…arophyma).  Almost exclusively in males. This severe form of rosacea requires maximizing medical therapy with systemic antibiotics, and sometimes use of isotretinoin.  Once the medical regimen has been maximized, the patient is a candidate for surgi…

Clinical Manifestations

Clinical Manifestations

For more clinical images of Rosacea, please see A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases on Derm101.com….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fox-Fordyce disease

…n infundibula may be encountered in seborrheic dermatitis and rosacea, including variants of it, namely, perioral and periocular dermatitis, but those inflammatory diseases are unaffiliated with infundibular plugs of corneocytes encountered usually i…