Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition located in the facial area, characterized by:
- clinical association: diffuse facial erythema (initially episodic, and then permanent); telangiectasia; papulopustular rash;
- it is located at the level of the nose, cheeks, central area of the forehead and chin.
Rosacea especially affects adults aged between 40 and 50. It is more common in fair-skinned people than in those with a darker skin tone.
It most often affects women, but complications such as rhinophyma are more frequent in men.
In the absence of a treatment, the disease aggravates, with possible periods of remission alternating with symptomatology exacerbation periods.