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Coblation of rhinophyma

  • M Timms (a1), A Roper (a1) and C Patrick (a1)

Abstract

Introduction:

Rhinophyma is a disfiguring hypertrophy of the skin of the tip of the nose.

Objective:

To assess the new technique of coblation of rhinophyma.

Study design:

Case series of six patients.

Results:

All patients had a good cosmetic result. Comparison with existing techniques showed advantages due to the lower tissue temperature involved.

Conclusion:

Coblation of rhinophyma is an effective treatment with few side effects.

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Corresponding author

Address for correspondence: Ms Alexandra Roper, Westlands, 119 New Hall Lane, Heaton, Bolton BL1 5HQ, UK E-mail: alexandra.roper@btinternet.com

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Coblation of rhinophyma

  • M Timms (a1), A Roper (a1) and C Patrick (a1)

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