Rosacea is a facial dermatosis characterised by erythema, papules and pustules, mainly on the convexities of the forehead, nose, cheeks and chin with concentration on the central face. It has additional features — flushing and telangiectasia, oedema rhinophyma without symptoms of cutaneous discomfort but with ocular symptoms in some patients. It affects both males and females in equal numbers, but male patients may develop more severe disease, and rhinophyma occurs almost exclusively in this sex.


Sebaceous Gland Brilliant Green Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Systemic Antibiotic Therapy Oral Isotretinoin 
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