Poroma Treatment & Management

Updated: Nov 07, 2019
  • Author: Timothy McCalmont, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

Poromas do not require medical care; rather, they are diagnosed and treated surgically.

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Surgical Care

The diagnosis and treatment of poromas is typically performed via simple complete excision. [19]

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Consultations

Poromas are not clinically distinctive and usually cannot be diagnosed clinically; however, an experienced clinical dermatologist can sometimes recognize a poroma, especially one with a vascular appearance that develops on a volar surface.

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Diet

Diet is irrelevant to the development or natural history of this neoplasm.

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Activity

Poromas are unrelated to activity and do not contribute to any restriction in activity, with the possible exception of a painful lesion involving the sole of the foot.

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Complications

No complications are specifically associated with poromas. The surgical treatment of poromas can produce the same common complications (eg, infection, hemorrhage) associated with any minor surgical procedure.

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Prevention

No preventative measures for benign adnexal neoplasms are known at this time.

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