Vol 7, No 2 (2021)
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Published online: 2021-06-02
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Dilated Pore of Winer — clinical picture, diagnostics and treatment

Filip Staszewski1, Gabriela Szypuła1, Andrzej Jaworek2, Anna Wojas-Pelc2
Forum Dermatologicum 2021;7(2):56-59.

Abstract

Dilated pore of Winer is a benign cutaneous lesion of unknown etiology. Clinically it resembles a giant comedo, often plugged with a core of keratin. It occurs mainly in middle-aged people and the elderly. Dilated pore is typically located on the face and neck. It is usually a clinical diagnosis. Histopathologic examination should be performed if there is any doubt. It is a benign adnexal neoplasm of the follicular infundibulum. Dilated pore of Winer is never malignant, though it can be considered as a cosmetic defect. Excision is curative in most cases.

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