Premature sebaceous gland hyperplasia: successful treatment with isotretinoin.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hyperplasia of sebaceous glands is a common cause of papulonodular facial lesions that occur in middle-aged and older patients. Recently, several cases of premature sebaceous gland hyperplasia have been reported. In these patients the lesions had persisted despite vigorous attempts at therapy. We present a case of premature sebaceous gland hyperplasia that was successfully treated with isotretinoin.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burton, CS; Sawchuk, WS

Published Date

  • January 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 1 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 182 - 184

PubMed ID

  • 3855879

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0190-9622

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0190-9622(85)80013-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States