Problem

Diseases of sebaceous glands

Other Names:
Oil gland disorders
Background:

Sebaceous glands on the skin secrete an oily wax (called sebum). This wax keeps the skin water-tight and supple. Most of the glands are found on the head, face and chest.

Broader Problems:
Disorders of the skin
Narrower Problems:
Acne
Seborrhea
Sebaceous cyst
Related Problems:
Diseases of sweat glands
Values:
Disease
Disorder
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 20:33 CEST