Rhinophyma and advanced rhinophyma

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 Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology

Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015

Current as of: February 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology