Persistent lymphoedema in Morbihan disease: formation of perilymphatic epithelioid cell granulomas as a possible pathogenesis.

@article{Nagasaka2008PersistentLI,
  title={Persistent lymphoedema in Morbihan disease: formation of perilymphatic epithelioid cell granulomas as a possible pathogenesis.},
  author={Takeshi Nagasaka and Tsunemaro Koyama and Koichiro Matsumura and Kon Ron Chen},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={764-7}
}
Morbihan disease is a rare complication of rosacea, characterized by persistent lymphoedema on the upper half of the face, occurring during the chronic clinical course of rosacea. This refractory condition has been also designated as 'rosacea lymphoedema' and 'solid persistent facial oedema of rosacea'. We report a patient with Morbihan disease showing persistent lymphoedema on the upper half of the face accompanied by unique histological findings of striking dermal dilated lymphatics and… CONTINUE READING
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