potato tumour

potato tumour

A popular term for:
(1) Carotid body tumour, see there; 
(2) Rhinophyma (acne rosacea), so named as the superficial bosselations bear a striking verisimilitude to a potato.
(3) A nonspecific term for any circumscribed indurated mass.
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