Ectopic sebaceous glands
without attached hair follicle may be present near mucocutaneous
The incidence of Fordyce's granules
increases from childhood to adulthood, and is slightly higher in men.
tiny yellow papules.
Fordyce's Spots -
Present along vermillion border of the lips or on the oral mucosa.
Montgomery's tubercle- Normal sebaceous
glands are distributed along a circle in the periphery of the areola of
glands are occasionally found in other sites -
Esophagus; penis; labia minora ; vagina
Normal sebaceous glands
on the vermilion border of the lips and the oral mucosa are common in
sebaceous glands visible through the epithelium should be regarded as
Histology shows a single
sebaceous gland lesion consisting of single or a group of small but
mature sebaceous lobules around small sebaceous duct extending to the
No associated hair
follicles are seen.
(enlarged sebaceous glands with numerous lobules around a centrally
located wide duct).