THERAPEUTIC HOTLINE: Successful treatment of Morbihan's disease with oral prednisolone and doxycycline
Article first published online: 3 NOV 2010
© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 23, Issue 6, pages 682–685, November/December 2010
How to Cite
Ranu, H., Lee, J. and Hee, T. H. (2010), THERAPEUTIC HOTLINE: Successful treatment of Morbihan's disease with oral prednisolone and doxycycline. Dermatologic Therapy, 23: 682–685. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2010.01373.x
- Issue published online: 3 NOV 2010
- Article first published online: 3 NOV 2010
- facial oedema;
Persistent facial swelling can occur as a rare complication of rosacea. This finding is referred to as lymphedematous rosacea or Morbihan's disease. We report a case of a 45-year-old male with no previous history of rosacea who developed bilateral periorbital swelling associated with facial erythema and edema that responded to a combination of oral corticosteroids and doxycycline. Biopsy revealed changes of granulomatous rosacea.