Definition of Hypertrophic rosacea
1. Noun. Enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol.
Generic synonyms: Rhinopathy
Medical Definition of Hypertrophic rosacea
1. A manifestation of severe acne rosacea resulting in significant enlargement of the nose and occurring primarily in men. It is caused by hypertrophy of the sebaceous glands and surrounding connective tissue. The nose is reddened and marked with numerous telangiectasias. (12 Dec 1998)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypertrophic Rosacea
Literary usage of Hypertrophic rosacea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1911)
"This condition, kno»Ti as hypertrophic rosacea or rhinophyma, may or may not be associated with rosacea of the rest of the face. ..."
2. Diseases of the Skin by Henry Martin Dearborn, Frederick Myers Dearborn (1906)
"Most cases of hypertrophic rosacea occur in alcoholics whose occupations expose them frequently to the extremes of weather. ETIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY. ..."
3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1889)
"FH Gross,,„l'nin an extreme case of hypertrophic rosacea of the nose, carried an incision along the lower free border of both alse (the edge of the knife ..."
4. Ready reference handbook of diseases of the skin by George Thomas Jackson (1908)
"... that form of hypertrophic rosacea in which pendulous tumors develop on the nose. These may attain to so great a size that they hang down over the mouth. ..."