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Rosacea

A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).

Year introduced: 2005, 1963-1992

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Tree Number(s): C17.800.716

MeSH Unique ID: D012393

Entry Terms:

  • Acne Rosacea
  • Phymatous Rosacea
  • Rosacea, Phymatous
  • Ocular Rosacea
  • Rosacea, Ocular
  • Papulopustular Rosacea
  • Rosacea, Papulopustular
  • Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea
  • Rosacea, Erythematotelangiectatic
  • Granulomatous Rosacea
  • Rosacea, Granulomatous

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