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J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2014 Oct;48(5):344-6. doi: 10.3109/2000656X.2013.783539. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Rhinophyma-like hypertrophy of the nose caused by chronic facial pyoderma in a patient with Crohn's disease.

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  • 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saitama Medical University , Saitama , Japan.

Abstract

We present our experience with a 22-year-old man who had Crohn's disease with rhinophyma-like hypertrophy of the nose arising from pyogenic skin disease of the face. The clinical appearance did not precisely match any previously reported skin diseases.

KEYWORDS:

Crohn's disease; Facial pyoderma; rhinophyma

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