This solitary lesion was unassociated with Muir-Torre Syndrome.
sebaceous adenoma

The sebaceous adenoma is a benign neoplasm with sebaceous differentiation histologically. The presence of even one sebaceous adenoma should prompt the consideration of Muir Torre syndrome which is the association of sebaceous neoplasms with low grade visceral carcinomas and keratoacanthomas. Have the pathologist look for micro satellite instability.


A nondescript, flesh to pink papule on the face or elsewhere is characteristic.


Surgical excision or curettage and electrodessication may be done.

Additional Pictures

Multiple yellow papules (sebaceous adenomas) occurred this patient with Muir Torre syndrome.
sebaceous adenoma


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