Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Adnexal tumors - sebaceous glands
Sebaceous hyperplasia


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Revised: 10 April 2019

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Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Sebaceous hyperplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocyticsenilesebaceoushyperplasia.html. Accessed June 25th, 2019.
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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Sebaceous hyperplasia

Sebaceous hyperplasia

Differential diagnosis
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