Sebaceous Hyperplasia

Sebaceous hyperplasia is a benign skin condition that results from an overgrowth of sebaceous glands, which are the glands that produce oil in the skin. It is commonly seen in adults and presents as small, yellowish, round bumps on the skin, typically on the face.

The exact cause of sebaceous hyperplasia is not known. The condition is not harmful and does not usually cause any symptoms, but some people may find it cosmetically bothersome. Treatment options for sebaceous hyperplasia include topical retinoid creams, electrocautery (burning), and laser therapy. It is important to see a dermatologist if you have any concerns about sebaceous hyperplasia, as they can provide a diagnosis and recommend the most appropriate treatment.

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