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Rhinophyma: Introduction

Rhinophyma: large, bulbous, ruddy appearance of the nose caused by granulomatous infiltration. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Rhinophyma, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Rhinophyma Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rhinophyma

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Rhinophyma: Deaths

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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)

type of rosacea is characterized by an enlarged, bulbous red nose. Both the oil-producing... (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)

Detailed list of causes of Rhinophyma

The list below shows some of the causes of Rhinophyma mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Rhinophyma?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rhinophyma. Of the 3 causes of Rhinophyma that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rhinophyma:

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What are the alternative names for Rhinophyma:

Acne rosacea
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Rhinophyma:

Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Rhinophyma:

Alcoholism, Unknown etiology, Untreated rosacea

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