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Papulopustular rosacea presents often in ambulatory care

Key clinical point: Rosacea was common among adults treated at an outpatient care setting.

Major finding: Of 1,032 adults seen in an ambulatory care setting, 81.5% were diagnosed with rosacea and 18.5% with perioral dermatitis; the most common type of rosacea was papulopustular (68.4%) and 15.8% of patients suffered from special forms of rosacea such as ocular and steroid-induced.

Study details: The data come from 1,032 adults with rosacea or perioral dermatitis seen at a single center over a 3-year period.

Disclosures: The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.


Hoepfner A et al. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2020 May 29. doi:10.1111/ddg.14120.