Definition of Acne rosacea

1. Noun. A skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance.

Exact synonyms: Rosacea
Generic synonyms: Acne

Definition of Acne rosacea

1. Noun. rosacea ¹

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Medical Definition of Acne rosacea

1. A facial skin disorder which results from chronic inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, and-or eyelids. This is often demonstrated by increased redness or acne-like eruptions in these locations on the face. (15 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acne Rosacea

acne decalvans
acne erythematosa
acne frontalis
acne fulminans
acne generalis
acne hypertrophica
acne indurata
acne keloid
acne medicamentosa
acne necrotica
acne neonatorum
acne papulosa
acne punctata
acne pustulosa
acne rosacea (current term)
acne scrofulosorum
acne simplex
acne syphilitica
acne urticata
acne varioliformis
acne venenata
acne vulgaris
acneform syphilid
acneiform eruptions

Literary usage of Acne rosacea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1893)
"PETRINI (La Roumaine Medicate, May, 1893) recommends the following application in the treatment of acne rosacea: R.—Collodion ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1893)
"Resorcin in acne rosacea.—It has been the practice of Dr. Unna to treat some cases of acne rosacea successfully by inducing a peeling process of the skin of ..."

3. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"acne rosacea Synonyms.—Rosacea; Gutta rosacea; Gutta rosea; ... acne rosacea of a not uncommon type, showing hyperemia, dilated capillaries, ..."

4. A Text-book of practical medicine, with particular reference to physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"In acne rosacea the sebaceous glands of the face, especially those of the nose ... acne rosacea is particularly common among tipplers, especially among wine ..."

5. On diseases of the skin by Sir Erasmus Wilson (1852)
"acne rosacea is distinguished from the preceding by the greater vascularity of the ele- ... The more usual seat of acne rosacea at its outbreak is the nose, ..."

6. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"(1) acne rosacea CONJUNCTIVE.—This disease of the conjunctiva ... which can be done only by a suitable and long-continued treatment of the acne rosacea. ..."

7. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1889)
"M. (Medical News, Sept. 1, p. 239.) acne rosacea.— Treatment.—Long since, the vascular nature of rosacea, in which the capillaries at times reach an ..."

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