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Study results support screening rosacea patients for cardiometabolic disease

Key clinical point: Adults with rosacea had a higher prevalence of multiple cardiometabolic disease risk factors including hypertension, high cholesterol, and dyslipidemia.

Major finding: Patients with rosacea showed a statistically significant association for hypertension (risk ratio, 1.20) and dyslipidemia (RR, 1.32).

Study details: The data come from a meta-analysis of 13 studies including 50,442 patients with rosacea.

Disclosures: The study was supported by multiple grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China. The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.