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CASE REPORT

Rhinophyma: Excision and Reconstruction with Local Nasolabial Flap

Yogesh Gajjar, Rupa Parikh

Keywords : Rhinophyma,Excision,Nasolabial flap

Citation Information : Gajjar Y, Parikh R. Rhinophyma: Excision and Reconstruction with Local Nasolabial Flap. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2011; 4 (1):57-58.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1072

Published Online: 01-04-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Rhinophyma is a rare disease which causes disfiguring soft tissue hypertrophy of the nose. Various medical and surgical treatment modalities have been proposed and tried with varying degree of success. We report a case where we adopted excision of the rhinophymatous tissue and reconstructed with the local nasolabial flap. The result was cosmetically good enough and the procedure technically simple.


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