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Rhinophyma

definition

A manifestation of severe ACNE ROSACEA resulting in significant enlargement of the nose and occurring primarily in men. It is caused by hypertrophy of the sebaceous glands and surrounding connective tissue. The nose is reddened and marked with numerous telangiectasias.

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Rhinophyma

UMLS

Hypertrophic rosacea, Rhinophyma, Rhinophymas

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