Fordyce spots

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Fordyce spots are "[e]nlarged ectopic sebaceous glands in the mucosa of the mouth and genitals. They appear as small yellow spots. They are asymptomatic and are present in most people."[1]

Fordyce spots were first described by an American dermatologist, Dr. John Addison Forsythe, in 1896.


Dr. James O'Donovan discusses Fordyce spots.

External links


  1. REFweb (2012). Fordyce spots, The Free Dictonary by Farlex. Retrieved 14 March 2024.