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How does ethnicity affect rhinophyma?

Rhinophyma affects mostly Caucasian men of English or Irish ethnicity. The condition is especially rare in Asians and African-Americans. Rosacea, the skin condition which in its advanced stages can lead to rhinophyma, most commonly affects people of Northern European or Celtic ethnicity.

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