rosacea

A skin disease characterised by redness (erythema) of the face, flushing of the skin and the presence of hard pimples (papules) or pus-filled pimples (pustules), and small visible spider-like veins called Telangiectasias. In later stages of the disease, the face may swell and the nose may take on a bulb-like appearance called rhinophyma.

Last update: 11 June 2013