Two Cases of Rosacea Fulminans during Pregnancy
- Jeong, S.M.G.; Shin, Y.B.; Kwon, C.I.; Kim, C.Y.
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- Korean Dermatological Association
- Pregnancy; Recurrence; Rosacea
- Korean Journal of Dermatology, v.59, no.2, pp.148 - 152
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- Korean Journal of Dermatology
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- Rosacea fulminans is an extreme form of rosacea characterized by a rapid onset and fulminating course with prominent erythema, pustules, and cysts on the face. It can have an impact on obstetrical outcomes, and its treatments may have limitations during pregnancy. A 33-year-old woman and a 22-year-old woman presented with rosacea fulminans during the first pregnancy andwere treated with erythromycin and prednisone, respectively. After delivery, there was a significant improvement in the lesion. Rosacea fulminans recurred during the second pregnancy, but the skin lesions showed better progression. Rosacea fulminans can causesevere distress and different outcomes of pregnancy. It is recommended to consult about the risk of recurrence in future pregnancies. ? 2021 Korean Dermatological Association. All rights reserved.
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