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Severe rhinophyma treated by shave excision and electrocautery

Abstract

Rhinophyma is a rare disease, causing disfiguring soft-tissue hypertrophy of the nose. Various medical and surgical treatment modalities have been tried, with limited success. We report a case of a 76-year-old man, where shave excision of the rhinophymatous tissue was done with satisfactory cosmetic outcome.

  • otolaryngology / ENT
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • general surgery

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