Sebaceous adenoma


A sebaceous adenoma is a small, yellow bump containing sweat glands (usually found on the face). These bumps are harmless, and they may be treated if they are cosmetically unappealing. However, sebaceous adenomas may be a sign of more serious internal diseases.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.

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