A dilated pore, also known as a dilated pore of Winer, is a cutaneous condition characterized by a solitary, prominent, open comedo on the face or upper trunk of an individual.:675 They can occur on either young or elderly individuals. They are benign, however they can be considered unsightly. The only curative method of removal is a punch excision, usually 1–3 mm. Lasers and other superficial means of removal have proven to be ineffective.
Winer LH. The dilated pore, a tricho-epithelioma. J Invest Dermatol. 1954 Sep. 23(3):181-8.
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