Rapid Communication| Volume 33, ISSUE 2, P161-163, April 1980

Rhinophyma in a negro: Case report

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      A case of rhinophyma in a negro patient is reported. The cause of rhinophyma and its association with acne rosacea is discussed. It is suggested that racial factors may be relevant in this incompletely understood condition.


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