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What is the rate of incidence for rhinophyma?

Rhinophyma is a fairly rare condition. Rosacea, the condition which in its end stages can lead to rhinophyma, is much more common. In the United States, about 14 million people have rosacea. A survey of people with rosacea found that 21 percent of men and 8 percent of women with rosacea had rhinophyma.

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