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
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
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