What are the different types of Acne rosacea?

March 13 22:27 2019 Print This Article

There are mainly four different types of rosacea and the individual may have more than one sub type. In the case of erythemato telangiectatic rosacea there is a permanent redness present on the face which is referred as erythema and the individual has a tendency to flush and blush. In this all the blood vessels are visible near the surface of skin which is referred as telangiectasis along with the burning and itching sensations.

There is a condition which is known as the papulo pustular rosacea in which the redness is permanent. There are small bumps which are referred as red papules along with the pustules. It is confused with the acne.

There is another sub type which is known as the phymatous rosacea in which there is a red lobulated nose which is referred as rhino phyma. It includes the thickening of skin, irregular surface nodules and enlargement. This condition can affect the chin, fore head, cheeks, eye lids and ear. These conditions are referred as gnatophyma, metophyma, blepharophyma and otophyma respectively. In this case also the blood vessels are visible near the surface of skin which is referred as telangiectasis.

There is another type of this condition which is known as the ocular rosacea in which there are red, dry and irritated eyes. The other symptoms include the foreign body sensations, itching and burning.

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