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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 170-172

Sebaceous hyperplasia mimicking linear wart over ear

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukshwami Medical College, Karamsad, Gujarat, India

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Pragya A Nair
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Pramukshwami Medical College, Karamsad - 388 325, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.171581

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Sebaceous hyperplasia (SH), a common, benign condition of sebaceous gland, presents most commonly over face. Lesions are usually described as asymptomatic, soft, discrete, and yellow with a surface that ranges from smooth to slightly verrucous. The pathogenesis is not fully understood. It does not require treatment, but many time lesions can be cosmetically unfavorable than, need to be destroyed or excised. A case of 23-year-old male presenting with the skin colored to hyperpigmented linear hyperkeratotic plaque mimicking a wart, over the right ear is presented here, which was diagnosed as SH.

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