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Rhinophyma

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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAlexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology
Last RevisedJune 25, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: June 25, 2011
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