Simple, easy, and still effective treatment option in severe rhinophyma: shave and paste


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A 74-year-old man suffering from severe rhinophyma with breathing difficulty and depression seeking for help presented to our clinic. The cauliflower-like mass was full thickness excised and a full thickness skin graft from right inguinal region was applied. An exceptionally treatment and satisfactory cosmetic result was obtained in single stage.