Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

  • Rivka C. Stone
  • Robert A. Schwartz


Sebaceous gland hyperplasia refers to hypertrophic enlargement of the sebaceous glands. Though benign, its predilection for cosmetically sensitive areas such as the face make efficacious treatment options desirable. While multiple therapeutic modalities are available, sebaceous hyperplasia can be treated quickly and successfully with cryosurgery.


Sebaceous gland hyperplasia Cryoprobe technique Cosmesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyRutgers-New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Dermatology, Pathology, Medicine and PediatricsRutgers University New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and AdministrationNewarkUSA

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