Ann Plast Reconstr Surg | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Rhinophyma: Presentation of Clinical Case and Treatment Methodology

St. Komitski and Romansky R*

Clinic of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital “Aleksandrovska”, Bulgaria

*Correspondance to: Romansky R 

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The aim of this report is to present a rare case of gigantic rhinophyma treated surgically at the clinic of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, Medical University, Sofia. The article comments on etiology, epidemiology, histopathological picture and current trends of treatment for advanced rhinophyma cases. Connection between rhinophyma and rosacea is also discussed. The patient
history, general and local status is presented as well as utilized surgical approach and postoperative result. Various types of contemporary treatment of rhinophyma are described briefly. In conclusion, based on literature and the result of the case presented, we consider our surgical approach to be reproducible in achieving good aesthetic and functional results and markedly less expensive and demanding than most of the alternatives.


Rhinophyma; Rosacea; Telangiectasia


St. Komitski, Romansky R. Rhinophyma: Presentation of Clinical Case and Treatment Methodology. Ann Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020; 4(1): 1048..

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