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Medical Term:

adenoma sebaceum


Definition: archaic misnomer for a hamartoma occurring on the face, composed of fibrovascular tissue and appearing as an aggregation of red or yellow papules that may be associated with tuberous sclerosis; sebaceous glands may be present but are not increased.

Synonym(s): Pringle disease

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