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Rhinophyma

Photos of man with rhinophyma and advanced rhinophyma on the nose

Rhinophyma is an uncommon form of rosacea that results in knobby bumps on the nose and cheeks. This can make the nose and face look swollen. The changes in the face caused by rhinophyma may become permanent.

Rhinophyma can be treated with cosmetic surgery.

Current as of: July 2, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Amy McMichael MD - Dermatology

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