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Facial Swelling May Be More Common with Rosacea

Facial edema, or swelling, may be more common in rosacea patients than is widely recognized because it is a difficult symptom for physicians to spot, according to Dr. Mark V. Dahl, chairman, Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

New Study Links Swelling and Excessive Tissue

Growing evidence now confirms that rhinophyma, the excess growth of tissue on the nose that represents the most advanced stage of rosacea, is a result of the chronic lymphedema (swelling) that often appears in rosacea, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.1

Q&A: Facial Swelling & Spreading Rosacea

Q. Can rosacea cause your face to swell?

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