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Rosacea

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.74
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card shows a man's face with Rosacea. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Rosacea is a passive hyperemia of the face, which dilatation and often permanent enlargement of the superficial venules, accompanied, in advanced cases, by hypertrophy of the soft tissues on and about the nose. In addition there is nearly always considerable seborrhea, causing marked oiliness of the skin in the affected areas favoring the formation of acne papules and pustules. The disease is usually confined to the nose and adjacent parts of the cheeks, the glabella and chin, though in pronounced cases the lesions may spread all across the forehead and cheeks and even onto the sides of the neck. Rosacea is also known as Acne rosaces, Gutta rosea, or Telangiectasis faciei. more...
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