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Ultrapulse Carbon Dioxide Laser Treatment of Porokeratotic Eccrine Ostial and Dermal Duct Nevus


Address correspondence to Shalu Jain, M.D., Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi - 110002, India, or e-mail:


Abstract:  Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus (PEODDN) is a rare, benign, cutaneous hamartoma. Approximately 45 cases of PEODDN have been reported, with little information regarding treatment. We report a patient with PEODDN treated successfully using an ultrapulse carbon dioxide laser.