Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Adnexal tumors-sebaceous glands
Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 14 July 2012, last major update June 2012
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● Hyperplasia of sebaceous lobules with expasion of germinative basaloid cell layers at periphery
● Unrelated to adenoma sebaceum (facial angiofibromas of tuberous sclerosis)
● Associated with Muir-Torré Syndrome (Histopathology 2010;56:133)
In patient with Muir-Torre Syndrome
● Papule/nodule on face/scalp
● Nodular lobulated growth with dark and light areas corresponding to generative cells (dark) and sebaceous cells (light) with cytoplasmic lipid vacuoles
● Not as organoid as sebaceous hyperplasia
● Sebaceous hyperplasia
● Sebaceous carcinoma
● Other lesions with sebaceous differentiation
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