Rosacea

Rosacea Health Summary
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by redness of the forehead, cheeks, eyelids, nose, and chin and inflammatory papules and pustules. Treatment may incorporate topical antibiotics or oral antibiotics.
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Rosacea Overview

Rosacea (commonly referred to as adult acne) is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the central face of adults (it is rare in children) and manifested by redness of the forehead, eyelids, cheeks, nose, and chin. Rosacea is often accompanied by inflammatory papules (raised bumps) and pustules (bumps containing pus), or rarely with enlargement of the connective tissues beneath the skin (termed phymatous rosacea), including the nasal tissues (known as rhinophyma).


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