FORDYCE SPOTS

Fordyce spots are a relatively common benign condition characterized by tiny yellow to yellow-white macules and globoid papules distributed on the vermilion region of the lips and the buccal mucosa. Other less common locations include the glans penis or labia minora. Fordyce spots are composed of ‘free’ (i.e., not associated with hair follicles) sebaceous glands, and they probably represent a normal anatomic variant. They may present or become more prominent during puberty. Fordyce spots are asymptomatic, and treatment is unnecessary.

About the author:

Christofer Tzermias

A top specialist in LASER and Invasive Dermatology in England (Oxford/London) and North America (New York/San Diego) and a leading pioneer in the implementation of sophisticated LASER in Greece, Dr Christofer Tzermias is also the founder of the first and most well-equipped inpatient departments of LASER Dermatology in the Athens Medical Center, Marousi, the St. Lucas Clinic of Panorama of Thessaloniki and the Balkan Clinic in Thessaloniki. He was the Director of Invasive and LASER Dermatology at the Athens Medical Center for 18 years, from 1996 to 2014 and is a writer and editor of numerous papers and publications for international and Greek scientific journals, as well as, international foreign language books. Dr Tzermias regularly participates in international and Greek conferences, as well as, giving speeches and lectures at university clinics in Greece and abroad. He accepts appointments at his state-of-the-art clinics on Vas. Sophia 49 - Athens, and 71 Kifissias Avenue in Marousi.

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