Acne rosacea in blacks

J Am Acad Dermatol. 1987 Jul;17(1):70-3. doi: 10.1016/s0190-9622(87)70173-x.


Acne rosacea has been considered to be a rare disease among black patients. Three cases of rosacea in blacks are described and illustrated. Acne rosacea may be more common in black patients than heretofore believed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Black People*
  • Humans
  • Isotretinoin
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Minocycline / therapeutic use
  • Rosacea / drug therapy
  • Rosacea / pathology*
  • Tretinoin / therapeutic use


  • Tretinoin
  • Isotretinoin
  • Minocycline