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Topical Tretinoin resolves inflammatory symptoms in rosacea

Key clinical point: Topical tretinoin may be useful in treating erythema and the inflammatory symptoms of rosacea.

Major finding: More than 80% of patients with rosacea had complete or excellent resolution of papules and pustules with topical tretinoin 0.05%.

Data source: A retrospective study of 25 patients with mild to severe rosacea.

Disclosures: No conflicts of interest were declared.

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