Disease Information for Rhinophyma

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Enlarging nose
Facial Malar flush/rash
Facial/nose deformity/acquired
Prominent Nose
Rash/nasal area
Red nose
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Erythroderma
Facial erythema
Facial rash
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Nasal obstruction
Nasal polyps/sinus polyps
Rhinitis/chronic granulomatous
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Anaerobes/unusual bacteria (category)
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Facial area manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Nose disorder (ex)
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Benign tumor (ex).
PROCESS/Hypertrophic/Hyperplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Definition

A manifestation of severe ACNE ROSACEA resulting in significant enlargement of the nose and occurring primarily in men. It is caused by hypertrophy of the sebaceous glands and surrounding connective tissue. The nose is reddened and marked with numerous telangiectasias.

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