Rosacea keratitis
A condition affecting the eyes in about half of all cases of rosacea. It is characterized by burning and grittiness of the eyes (conjunctivitis). If this is not treated,

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severe keratitis due to involvement of the cornea in rosacea, sometimes leading to ulceration; called also acne rosacea k.

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