Rhinophyma Cosmetic Disfigurement Nasal Anatomy

Ricardo Jorge Losardo,

Published on: 2022-07-25


Different aspects of rhinophyma were described: history, etiopathogeny, histopathology, epidemiology, clinical, differential diagnoses, treatments and prognosis. It is emphasized that it is a localized disease in the nose associated to general disorders, and that it brings psychological and social problems. We present a case operated with plastic surgery. The authors present a hypothesis about the etiopathogeny and pathophysiology of the disease and consider rhinophyma treatments as palliative and non-curative.

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