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Diseases reference index «Sebaceous adenoma»

Sebaceous adenomaSebaceous adenomaSebaceous adenoma

A sebaceous adenoma is a noncancerous tumor of an oil-producing gland.


A sebaceous adenoma looks like a small bump. There is usually one one, and it is usually found on the face, scalp, belly, back, or chest. A sebaceous adenoma may be a sign of more serious internal disease.

Several small bumps of the sebaceous gland are called sebaceous hyperplasia. Such bumps are usually are harmless and often found on the face. They are more common with age. They may be treated if you do not like how they look.

Alternative Names

Sebaceous hyperplasia; Hyperplasia - sebaceous; Adenoma - sebaceous