Sebaceous hyperplasia and skin cancer in patients undergoing renal transplant.

  title={Sebaceous hyperplasia and skin cancer in patients undergoing renal transplant.},
  author={Asad Salim and Sarah M Reece and A. Graham Smith and Denise Harrison and Helen M Ramsay and Paul Neil Harden and Anthony A Fryer},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={55 5},
BACKGROUND One previous study has shown a higher prevalence of sebaceous hyperplasia (SH) in patients with heart transplant on immunosuppressive drugs as compared with sex-matched control patients. OBJECTIVE We set out to compare the prevalence of SH in a cohort of patients undergoing renal transplant with age- and sex-matched control patients and to find any association with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in these patients. METHODS In all, 117 patients with renal transplant and 117 age… CONTINUE READING

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