- Audry's glands
- Fordyce's spots
Enlarged ectopic sebacous glands in the mucosa of the mouth and genitals.
Enlarged ectopic sebacous glands in the mucosa of the mouth (lips, cheek, tongue) and genitals. They appear as small yellow spots, 1-2 mm in diameter, called Fordyce’s spots. Localization may vary. They are asymptomatic and present in the majority of people. Etiology unknown.
- J. A. Fordyce:
A peculiar affection of the mucous membrane of the lips and the oral cavity.
Journal of Cutaneous and Genitourinary Diseases, Chicago, 1896, 14: 413-419.
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