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Diseases of Nose and Septum

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True about rhinophyma: (LQ)



A Premalignant

B Common in alcoholics

C Acne rosacea

D Fungal etiology

E Treatment is shaving, dermabrasion and skin grafting.

Ans. C and E. Acne rosacea; and Treatment is shaving, dermabrasion and skin grafting

Rhinophyma is a slow-growing benign tumor which occurs due to hypertrophy of the sebaceous qlands? ofthe tip of the nose.

Seen in long standing cases of acne rosacea."

Mostly affects men past middle age.

Presents as a pink, lobulated mass over the nose.

Treatment

Paring down the bulk of the tumor with a sharp knife, or carbon dioxide laser or scalpel (dermabraions), and the area is allowed to re-epithelize.

Sometimes tumor is completely excised and the raw area is covered with skin graft.

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