rhinophyma


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rhinophyma

(ˌraɪnəʊˈfaɪmə)
n
(Medicine) a red-coloured bump or bumps on the nose which form as a result of enlarged sebaceous glands and rosacea
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Noun1.rhinophyma - enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skinrhinophyma - enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
rhinopathy - any disease or malformation of the nose
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Translations

rhinophyma

n. rinofima, acné rosácea aguda en el área de la nariz.
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rhinophyma

n rinofima m&f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Rhinophyma, an overgrowth of the sebaceous glands in the skin of the nose.
A low index of suspicion for rosacea in skin of color may lead to delayed diagnosis, and consequently, advanced disease that could include disfigurement with disease progression (such as rhinophyma and otophyma) and, in the case of ocular disease, loss of sight, the authors pointed out.
On top of that, he felt embarrassed by his unusual appearance, caused by a disorder known as Rhinophyma.
Condition Form of lesion Distribution of lesions Acne * Follicular; pustular * Widespread across the Vulgaris comedones whole face, chest, back, neck and shoulders Rosacea * Greater vascular * Central part of the involvement face (across the cheeks * Erythema and nose) Telangiectasis * Hyperplasia of the nose leading to rhinophyma Perioral * Eczematous appearance * Primarily located around Dermatitis (small dry, inflamed the mouth and eyes lesions) Environmental Medicine
The first one that went viral was called Mr Wilson, about a gentleman with a form of rosacea called rhinophyma, or 'rhino nose'.
A survey by the National Rosacea Society found that men with rosacea were more than twice as likely as their female counterparts to develop rhinophyma, an enlargement of the nose that gives it a bulbous appearance.
They found that 60 percent of villains had a dermatological condition, such as alopecia, facial scars, warts or rhinophyma, a rare skin disorder that affects the nose.
His external exam was consistent with multiple medium to large erythematous papules, pustules with rhinophyma (Figure 4).
Nonmalignant tumors would include freckles, comedones, adenoma sebaceum, hidrocystoma, fibrous papule, sebaceous hyperplasia, and rhinophyma. Inflammatory conditions affecting the nose include pemphigus, sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, facial eosinophilic granuloma, rosacea, herpes zoster, leishmaniasis, and leprosy.
On first appearance, the lesions can be mistaken for benign ones, such as cellulitis, hemangioma, rosacea, and rhinophyma. Because of the great variety in presentations, the definite diagnosis is often delayed.
For rhinophyma (disfigured nose due to rosacea, ablative lasers are recommended to correct the disfigurement.