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Rinofima - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Nariz bulbosa; Rosácea fimatosa

Síntomas:

Los síntomas involucran una apariencia anormal de la nariz:

  • Forma similar a un bulbo (bulbosa)
  • Muchas glándulas sebáceas
  • Puede ser rojizo
  • Engrosamiento de la piel
  • Forma de bulbo
  • Superficie amarillenta y cerosa

Signos y exámenes:

El rinofima por lo general se puede diagnosticar sin ningún tipo de examen, pero se puede requerir una biopsia de piel para confirmar el diagnóstico en casos inusuales.

  • Reviewed last on: 10/3/2010
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Lucas JL, Tomecki KJ. Acne and rosacea. In: Carey WD, ed. Cleveland Clinic: Current Clinical Medicine 2010. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2010.

Habif TP. Acne, rosacea, and related disorders. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 7.

Brodsky J. Management of benign skin lesions commonly affecting the face: actinic keratosis, seborrheic keratosis, and rosacea. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Aug;17(4):315-20.

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