Which physical findings are characteristic of rosacea fulminans (pyoderma faciale)?

Updated: Aug 14, 2018
  • Author: Agnieszka Kupiec Banasikowska, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Rosacea fulminans (pyoderma faciale) is fortunately a rare complication and is characterized by the development of nodules and abscesses with sinus tract formation accompanied by systemic signs. Patients often have low-grade fever, elevated ESR, and possibly elevated white blood cell count.


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