Rhinophyma is an uncommon form of rosacea that results in knobby bumps on
the nose and cheeks. This can make the nose and face look swollen. The changes in the
face caused by rhinophyma may become permanent.
Rhinophyma can be treated with cosmetic surgery.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerAmy McMichael, MD - Dermatology