Muir Torre Syndrome is a genetic condition in which patients have a DNA mutation in the mismatch repair genes MLH-1 and MSH-2 resulting in a predilection for the development of Sebaceomas, Sebaceous Adenomas, Sebaceous Carcinomas and Keratoacanthomas as well as underlying internal malignancies such as colon cancer and genitourinary cancer and I occasionally encounter this […]

Sebaceous Carcinoma is a rare cancer that I occasionally encounter in my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology clinics.  Sebaceous Carcinoma is most commonly found on the eyelids as it arises from the Meibomian and Zeis sebaceous glands.   The majority of Sebaceous Carcinomas arise on the upper eyelid but only account for 1% of all eyelid […]

Sebaceomas, also called Sebaceous Epitheliomas, are almost clinically identical to Basal Cell Cancers and I occasionally encounter them in my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  There is some disagreement as to the classification of Sebaceomas.  In my opinion, Sebaceomas are essentially Basal Cell Cancers with sebaceous differentiation histologically, thus they should be treated as […]

Sebaceous Adenoma is a sebaceous neoplasm that I occasionally encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Clinically, Sebaceous Adenomas appear as yellow to flesh colored nodules that are most commonly found on the face, scalp and neck of elderly patients.  Sebaceous Adenomas are benign but may be a marker of a […]

Sebaceous Hyperplasia is one of the most common skin lesions I encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Sebaceous Hyperplasia are enlarged sebaceous glands that coalesce into small yellow papules usually on the central face, especially the forehead and cheeks.  Sebaceous Hyperplasia can even occur in ectopic locations such as the […]

Neuvs Sebaceous is a type of “birthmark” that occurs in .3% of all newborns and I occasionally encounter this lesion in my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Nevus Sebaceous are most commonly found on the scalp but can be found on the face and neck and very rarely on the trunk.  Nevus Sebaceous […]