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Rhinophyma

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Description of Rhinophyma

Rhinophyma (medical condition): Bulbous red nose usually in older men...more »

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Rhinophyma: enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Rhinophyma: A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).
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Rhinophyma: A manifestation of severe 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 TELANGIECTASIS.
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Rhinophyma as a Disease

Rhinophyma (medical condition): See Rhinophyma (disease information).
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Rhinophyma: Related Diseases

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Rhinophyma: Article Excerpts

type of rosacea is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous red nose. Both the oil-producing (sebaceous) glands and the... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

type of rosacea is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous red nose. Both the oil-producing (sebaceous) glands and the surrounding ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

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Rhinophyma as a Symptom

Rhinophyma (symptom): large, bulbous, ruddy appearance of the nose caused by granulomatous...more »

Rhinophyma (symptom): type of rosacea is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous red nose. Both the oil-producing (sebaceous) glands and the... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Rosacea: NIAMS)

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