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Rosacea MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Acne Rosacea
Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea
Granulomatous Rosacea
Ocular Rosacea
Papulopustular Rosacea
Phymatous Rosacea
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WR 430
Public MeSH Note
2005, 1963-1992; see ACNE ROSACEA 1993-2004
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2005, 1963-1992
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Rosacea Preferred
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