Spotlight on “Rosacea”

Papulopustular Subtype

Characterized by papules and pustules often on a blush of erythema primarily affecting the nose, cheeks, and forehead.  Predilection of lesions on the central aspect of the face, sometimes with central facial edema.  Associated with flushing. This…

Spotlight on “Rosacea”

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…

Spotlight on “Rosacea”

Clinical Manifestations

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