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pyogenic granuloma

Friday 17 April 2009

"eruptive hemangioma", "granulation tissue-type hemangioma", "granuloma gravidarum", "lobular capillary hemangioma", "pregnancy tumor", and "tumor of pregnancy"

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See also : lobular capillary hemangioma LCH

Definition : Pyogenic granuloma is a vascular lesion that occurs on both mucosa and skin, and appears as an overgrowth of tissue due to irritation, physical trauma, or hormonal factors.

It is often found to involve the gums, the skin and nasal septum, and has also been found far from the head such as in the thigh.

Digital slides

- UI:618 - Pyogenic granuloma.
- JRC:10506 : Pyogenic granuloma.

Images

- pyogenic granuloma and pemphigus vulgaris

Synopsis

- Architectural pattern : lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH)

Predisposition

- recurrent pyogenic granuloma (Warner and Wilson-Jones syndrome)

See also

-  vascular tumors