Sebaceous gland carcinomas are very rare, but when they do occur, it is essential to get treatment right away. Because these carcinomas are often linked with other cancers, they can be warning signs that there is cancer elsewhere in the body.
Watch this video to learn about the symptoms of sebaceous gland carcinomas. They usually appear around the eye, and most patients mistake them for persistent stys. Sebaceous gland carcinomas are common in people with stomach and colon cancers, so if your dermatologist diagnoses you, you may also be referred to a gastroenterologist.
If you have a suspicious spot on your skin, get it checked out right away by an Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery dermatologist. Find out more or schedule an appointment with one of our skin care doctors by calling (866) 608-9531.