There's actually a medical condition called "Clown Nose."

On occasion, doctors can be pretty insensitive. We previously reported on an unfortunately named butt rash called — you guessed it — “Baboon syndrome.” And now this: a cancer of the nose that results in what doctors have compassionately termed “clown nose” (CN). Fortunately, the patient in the case study below turned out to be fine, but we wonder if he ever really recovered from being diagnosed with such a ridiculously named ailment.

Clown nose: a case of disfiguring nodular squamous ce

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