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rhi·no·phy·ma

(rī'nō-fī'mă),
Hypertrophy of the nose with follicular dilation, resulting from hyperplasia of sebaceous glands with fibrosis and increased vascularity; a form of acne rosacea.
[rhino- + G. phyma, tumor, growth]
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potato nose

A rare AD deformity characterized by a bulbous proboscis and developmental visual field defect. Cf 'WC Fields' nose.
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potato nose

A popular term for the condition of RHINOPHYMA in which overgrowth of sebaceous tissue and blood vessels causes a bulbous deformity. A feature of some cases of ACNE ROSACEA.
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