Helicobacter pylori infection but not small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may play a pathogenic role in rosacea.

@article{Gravina2015HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori infection but not small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may play a pathogenic role in rosacea.},
  author={A G Gravina and Alessandro Federico and Eleonora Ruocco and Ada Lo Schiavo and Mario Masarone and Concetta Tuccillo and Francesca Peccerillo and Adri{\'a}n Gerardo Carmona Miranda and Lorenzo P{\'e}rez Romano and Chiara de Sio and Ilario de Sio and Marcello Persico and Vincenzo Ruocco and Gabriele Riegler and Carmelina Loguercio and Marco Romano},
  journal={United European gastroenterology journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          17-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Recent studies suggest a potential relationship between rosacea and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), but there is no firm evidence of an association between rosacea and H. pylori infection or SIBO. We performed a prospective study to assess the prevalence of H. pylori infection and/or SIBO in patients with rosacea and evaluated the effect of H. pylori or SIBO eradication on rosacea. METHODS We enrolled 90 patients… CONTINUE READING
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