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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 619-622

Rhinophyma successfully treated with ultra plus CO2 laser: Report of a case and literature review


1 Department of Dermatology. Sakhiya Skin Clinic PVT LTD, Surat, Gujarat, India
2 B.J. Medical College, New Civil Hospital Asarwa, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Jagdish Sakhiya
Sakhiya Skin Clinic PVT LTD, 2nd Floor, Ayush Docter House, Station- Lal Darwaja Road, Surat - 395 003, Gujarat
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_385_19

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Rhinophyma (Greek “nose growth”) benign skin deformity characterized by tumorous growth leading to a large, bulbous, and erythematous appearing nose. It is a rare subtype of phymatous rosacea. The exact pathogenesis is still not known. It can lead to considerable cosmetic impairment with psychosocial implications and poses a risk of developing an occult malignancy. Early diagnosis and treatment is imperative to avoid these complications. Herein, we report a case of a 47-year-old man presenting with rhinophyma who was treated with ultra plus CO2laser.


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