Koch, "Surgical treatment of rhinophyma
with the ultrasonic scalpel (Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel)," Laryngo-Rhino-Otologie, vol.
Along with growing tumoral lesion, deformation of nose was prominent which was characterized by thickened skin, severe telangiectasia, erythema and irregular enlargement that resembled rosaceous rhinophyma
(Figures 1 and 2).
In addition, the C[O.sub.2] and other ablative lasers are highly useful for removal of rhinophymas
and prevention of recurrences.
, ablative surgery may be an option.
The bishop suffers from a condition known as rhinophyma
, which causes the nose to swell and the skin to thicken.
In some advanced cases, the nose grows swollen and bumpy from excess tissue (rhinophyma
Morgan was inarticulate, restless, diffident in public, the disfiguring rhinophyma
that turned his nose into a grotesque purple bulb surely contributing.
But what is the functional impairment associated with acne, port wine stains, vitiligo, or rhinophyma
In advanced cases, the nose may become "lumpy" or even globular, most commonly in men--a condition called rhinophyma
In more advanced cases of rosacea, a condition called rhinophyma
(ryno-FEE-ma) may develop.
However, older men are more likely to develop a severe form of the disorder that may cause a bulbous swelling of the nose (rhinophyma
), a la W.C.
Caption: A Latina woman presents with inflammatory rhinophyma