2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2009.08.007
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Rosacea

Abstract: Rosacea, a common disease in adults, has an extremely variable presentation. Severity is also highly variable and, to some degree, the location of mild end of the rosacea spectrum is in the eye of the beholder. Rosacea has been noted since at least the Middle Ages. The red-faced drunk and the swollen nose of the self-indulgent are images from Shakespeare and Chaucer that have been used in modern political cartoons as well. This association with alcohol and excess is unfortunate since most patients are neither … Show more

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“…As perceptions of blushing were associated with the degree of embarrassment, these findings suggest that blushing heightened embarrassment. In particular, rosacea sufferers could worry that blushing might draw attention to their persistently flushed face, or that the erythema of rosacea might be misinterpreted as an intense emotional response [13] or a sign of alcoholism [39].…”
Section: Psychological Responses In Rosaceamentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…As perceptions of blushing were associated with the degree of embarrassment, these findings suggest that blushing heightened embarrassment. In particular, rosacea sufferers could worry that blushing might draw attention to their persistently flushed face, or that the erythema of rosacea might be misinterpreted as an intense emotional response [13] or a sign of alcoholism [39].…”
Section: Psychological Responses In Rosaceamentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The differential diagnosis of rosacea is challenging, as seborrhoeic dermatitis and diseases such as keratosis pilaris and lupus may co-exist with or mimic features of rosacea [1,11,39]. Although each patient in our sample had been diagnosed with rosacea by a general practitioner, only some of them had attended a dermatologist.…”
Section: Limitationsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A lymphohistiocytic infiltrate with perivascular and perifollicular distribution is observed in papulopustular form [17]. Solar elastosis is invariably found in histopathologic examination of biopsy specimens.…”
Section: Histopathologymentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Seborrheic dermatitis often coexists with rosacea [17]. Scaling and erythema of the scalp, eyebrows, external auditory canals, and retroauricular folds serve as clues to the presence of seborrheic dermatitis [4].…”
Section: Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosismentioning
confidence: 99%
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