What is the meaning of sebaceous?
Sebaceous glands are microscopic structures that are attached to hair follicles all over your body. They release sebum onto your skin’s surface. Sebum is a mixture of fats and cell debris that creates a slightly greasy layer on your skin. It helps keep your skin flexible and hydrated.
What is sebaceous hyperplasia?
Sebaceous hyperplasia is a common, benign condition of sebaceous (oil) glands in adults of middle age or older. Lesions can be single or multiple and are yellowish, soft, small papules on the face particularly nose, cheeks, and forehead. However any place in body that has sebaceous (oil) gland can develop sebaceous hyperplasia.
What are the causes of sebaceous hyperplasia?
Sebaceous hyperplasia is not caused by infection or oily skin. It is an inherited tendency or the skin and usually seen in families. The oil glands of the skin are abnormally enlarged around a tiny hair follicle of the facial skin. Sebaceous may