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Dermatol Online J. 2008 Sep 15;14(9):9.

Giant rhinophyma in a bronchial asthma patient treated by excision and full thickness skin grafting.

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  • 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harran University Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey.


A 72-year-old man presented with an unusually severe case of rhinophyma. The pedunculated mass was widely excised and a skin graft from the medial upper arm was applied. A very satisfactory cosmetic result was obtained.

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