Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Adnexal tumors-sebaceous glands
Senile sebaceous hyperplasia

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 October 2016, last major update June 2012

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Definition / general
  • Most common sebaceous gland lesion
  • Usually elderly patients on nose or cheeks
Clinical images

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Sebaceous hyperplasia

Gross description
  • Umbilicated yellowish papules
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Expansion of normal lobular sebaceous gland architecture without thickening of peripheral germinative layer of seboblasts
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Differential diagnosis