Dentistry Book


Ectopic Sebaceous Glands

Aka: Ectopic Sebaceous Glands, Fordyce's Granules, Fordyce's Disease
  1. Etiology
    1. Normal, benign variant on Buccal mucosa
  2. Signs
    1. Yellow, pinpoint, submucosal Papules
    2. Located on:
      1. Buccal mucosa
      2. Vermillion border of lips

Fordyce's disease (C0221218)

Concepts Congenital Abnormality (T019) , Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 201245000, 204637000, 50584008
English fordyces spots, fordyce's disease, fordyces granules, fordyce disease, fordyce granules, ectopic sebaceous glands, fordyce granule, fordyce's granules, fordyce spot, fordyce spots, fordyces spot, Ectopic sebaceous glands (disorder), Ectopic sebaceous gland tissue, Fordyce granules, Fordyce spots, Fordyce's disease, Ectopic oral sebaceous glands, Ectopic sebaceous glands, Fordyce disease, Fordyce's disease of mouth, Fordyce's granules, Fordyce's disease (disorder), Fordyce, aberrant; sebaceous glands, sebaceous glands; aberrant
Czech Fordyceho skvrny
Dutch vlekken van Fordyce, aberrant; talgklieren, talgklieren; aberrant
French Grains de Fordyce
German Fordyce-Flecken
Hungarian Fordyce foltok
Italian Macchie di Fordyce
Spanish Manchas de Fordyce, enfermedad de Fordyce (trastorno), enfermedad de Fordyce, gránulos de Fordyce, manchas de Fordyce, tejido glandular sebáceo ectópico
Japanese フォアダイスハン, フォアダイス斑
Portuguese Manchas de fordyce
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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