Dermatology – MCQ 21 – Woman with erythematous papulopustular lesions

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A 40-year old woman presents with a 2 year history of erythematous papulopustular lesions on the convexities of the face. There is a background of erythema and telangiectasia. The most likely diagnosis in the patient is:
A. Acne vulgaris
B. Rosacea
C. Systemic lupus erythematosus
D. Polymorphic light eruption

Correct answer : B. Rosacea

The clinical features are characteristic of rosacea.

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