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Adenocarcinoma, Sebaceous

"Adenocarcinoma, Sebaceous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant tumor composed of cells showing differentiation toward sebaceous epithelium. The tumor is solitary, firm, somewhat raised, more or less translucent, and covered with normal or slightly verrucose epidermis. It may be yellow or orange. The face and scalp are the commonest sites. The growth can be slow or rapid but metastasis is uncommon. Surgery cures most of the cases. (From Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, pp2403-4)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Adenocarcinoma, Sebaceous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Adenocarcinoma, Sebaceous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.