phyma


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phyma

 [fi´mah] (Gr.)
a skin swelling or tumor larger than a tubercle.

phy·ma

(fī'mă),
Nonspecific term for a benign (usually small) circumscribed nodular tumor, usually cutaneous.
[G. growth, fr. phuō, to grow]

phyma

/phy·ma/ (fi´mah) pl. phy´mata   [Gr.] a skin swelling or tumor larger than a tubercle.

phyma

An obsolete term for a circumscribed swelling of the skin; e.g., tumour, neoplasm, -oma.

phy·ma

(fī'mă)
A nodule or small rounded tumor of the skin.
[G. growth, fr. phuō, to grow]

phyma

pl. phymata [Gr.] a skin tumor or tubercle.
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It also will modestly decrease the volume of existing rhino-phyma by reducing the size and number of sebaceous glands, "but it works even better to prevent the accelerating process of phyma formation.
Rosacea is well known to cause rhinophyma, particularly in men, but it also can produce a phyma of the chin, forehead, eyelids, or earlobes.