Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder usually affecting mainly the face (specifically the nose and cheeks). It causes redness, pimples, pustules, and damage to the small blood vessels. The condition sometimes looks similar to acne, and the facial rash may also be similar to the “butterfly rash” of lupus. Rosacea may be related to facial flushing, as it occurs more often in people with a tendency toward flushes. Rhinophyma may be a form of rosacea (in older men).
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- Rhinophyma: Rhinophyma is an enlargement and redness of the tip of the nose, usually in older men. It may be related
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- Redness: Redness is the red appearance of the skin or a local region. Simple redness may arise due to exertion or
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