Rosacea Phenotypes Explained

Written by on September 24, 2017 in Rosacea Symptoms, What Causes Rosacea? with 0 Comments


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Diagnostic Features

Persistent centrofacial erythema associated with periodic intensification by potential trigger factors.

The major features of this is redness of the skin, which can flare-up when exposed to trigger factors.

Phymatous Changes

The major features of these are papules and pustules, dilate blood vessels, and problems affecting the eyes.

Major Features

  • Flushing/Transient centrofacial erythema.
  • Inflammatory lesions
  • Telangiectasia
  • Ocular Manifestations

Minor Features

  • Burning sensation
  • Stinging sensation
  • Oedema
  • Dry skin

About the Author

About the Author: David Pascoe started the Rosacea Support Group in October 1998. .

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