Difference between revisions of "Demodex Mites"

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[[image:skinmite.jpg|right|thumb|150px|'''Skin Mite (magnified view)''']]
 
[[image:skinmite.jpg|right|thumb|150px|'''Skin Mite (magnified view)''']]
Studies suggest that Demodex Mites may play at least a secondary role in rosacea, particularly in the  papulopustular variety.  No causative role has been established for Demodex Mites in rosacea, but studies seem to suggest that the mites thrive in the abnormal TH2 inflammatory environment and contribute to some of the symptoms of rosacea.
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Studies suggest that Demodex Mites and the bacteria they carry, including Bacillus oleronius, may play at least a secondary role in rosacea, particularly in the  papulopustular variety.  No causative role has been established for Demodex Mites in rosacea, but studies seem to suggest that the mites thrive in the abnormal TH2 inflammatory environment and contribute to some of the symptoms of rosacea.
  
  
  
 
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*[http://www.rosacea.org/press/archive/20040503.php New Study Shows Role for Bacteria in Development of Rosacea Symptoms]
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*[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?tmpl=NoSidebarfile&db=PubMed&cmd=Retrieve&list_uids=17596156&dopt=Abstract Mite-related bacterial antigens stimulate inflammatory cells in rosacea]
  
 
*[http://pestalert.ifas.ufl.edu/acne.htm UF/IFAS News Release:  It's Enough To Make Your Skin Crawl: Microscopic Mites May Be Linked To Acne, Thinning Hair And Other Skin Disorders]
 
*[http://pestalert.ifas.ufl.edu/acne.htm UF/IFAS News Release:  It's Enough To Make Your Skin Crawl: Microscopic Mites May Be Linked To Acne, Thinning Hair And Other Skin Disorders]

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Skin Mite (magnified view)

Studies suggest that Demodex Mites and the bacteria they carry, including Bacillus oleronius, may play at least a secondary role in rosacea, particularly in the papulopustular variety. No causative role has been established for Demodex Mites in rosacea, but studies seem to suggest that the mites thrive in the abnormal TH2 inflammatory environment and contribute to some of the symptoms of rosacea.


Useful links: