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Rhinophyma: Introduction

Rhinophyma: type of rosacea is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous red nose. Both the oil-producing (sebaceous) glands and the surrounding ... more about Rhinophyma.

Rhinophyma: Bulbous red nose usually in older men. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rhinophyma is available below.

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Article Excerpts about Rhinophyma

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

Definitions of 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). - (Source - Diseases Database)

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)


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