Rhinophyma is a condition in which the nose appears enlarged,
swollen and bumpy, and red. Most common in men, rhinophyma is a symptom of
severe rosacea, a blood vessel disorder and skin condition that causes chronic
redness and inflammation in the face.
Surgery is sometimes used for rhinophyma to help improve a person's
June 25, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Alexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2012 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.