Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: Redness, flushing, visible blood vessels.Papulopustular rosacea: Redness, swelling, and acne-like breakouts.Phymatous rosacea: Skin thickens and has a bumpy texture.Ocular rosacea: Eyes red and irritated, eyelids can be swollen, and person may have what looks like a sty. With time, people who have rosacea often see permanent redness in the center of their face.
1. Introduction to clinical rosacea (definition, incidence, history, physical exam, differential diagnosis, histology) 2. Current Understanding of the pathophysiology 3. Genetics of Rosacea 4. Role of Environment in Rosacea
Part 1: Management:
5. Phenotype-based management: a new model for classifying and treating rosacea 6. General treatment: evidence-based management 7. Vasocontrictors: Oxymetazoline vs Brimonidine 8. Ocular Rosacea management 9. Phymatous Rosacea management 10. Papulopustular rosacea management 11. Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea management 12. Physical Modalities
Part 2: Comorbidities:
13. GI comorbidities14. Neurological Comorbidities15. Cardiovascular Comorbidities:16. Malignancy comorbidities
Part 3: Miscellaneous Topics
17. Psychosocial impact of Rosacea 18. Demodex folliculorum: role in pathogenesis or association 19. Rosacea in skin of color: masked, genetic differences, or protective effect of melanin responsible for decreased incidence
This concise, comprehensive book provides the most recent updates on rosacea management strategy, pathophysiology, genetic and environmental contribution, comorbidities, and other various topics. It meets the market need for a book that examines topics that are not typically included in rosacea textbooks. Beginning with a discussion on the current clinical understanding of the disease, this book reviews the aforementioned topics in a thorough yet accessible fashion. Complete with tables detailing a variety of drugs in an unbiased manner as well as color photos of real patients, each chapter aims to relay useful, practical information to dermatologists at every stage in their career. A valuable contribution to the Updates in Clinical Dermatology Series, Rosacea aims to promote the rapid and efficient transfer of medical research into clinical practice for the benefit practitioners and patients alike.
John Havens Cary, MD Louisiana State University New Orleans, LA USA
Howard Maibach, MD University of California Dermatology Clinic San Francisco, CA USA