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A discrete nodular lesion of inflammatory tissue in which granulation is significant.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a focal growth of inflammatory origin in the cells of young connective tissue in the form of a small node.

Granuloma develops in connection with various (most often infectious) processes (tuberculosis, syphilis, leprosy, brucellosis, tularemia, actinomycosis), with collagenic diseases (such as rheumatism), and at the sites of entry of foreign bodies. Certain granulomas have more specific names, such as the tubercle in tuberculosis and the gumma in syphilis.

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Lobular capillary hemangioma: the underlying lesion of pyogenic granuloma. A study of 73 cases from the oral and nasal mucous membranes.
AVM 2% Giant cell tumors of the tendon 15% Epidermal cyst 3% Fibrom, fibrolipom 5% Glomus tumor 2% Hemanjiom 8% Ganglion cyst 18% Lipoma 17% Neuroma, schwannoma 6% Pyogenic granuloma 24% Others 13% Figure 1: Distribution of all benign hand tumors Note: Table made from pie chart.
Treatment of pyogenic granuloma by sodium tetradecyl sulfate sclerotherapy.
(1,2) Granuloma gravidarum, commonly known as "pyogenic granuloma," is one of the most common oral soft tissue enlargements.
(5.) Gonzalez-Vela MC, Val-Bernal JF, Garijo MF, Garcia-Suarez C, Pyogenic granuloma of the sigmoid colon, Ann Diagn Pathol 2005; 9: 106-9.
Junkins-Hopkins, "A case of lobular capillary hemangioma (pyogenic granuloma), localized to the subcutaneous tissue, and a review of the literature," American Journal of Dermatopathology, vol.
Nasal septum giant pyogenic granuloma after a long lasting nasal intubation: Case report.
Hence, it is excluded from peripheral odontogenic tumor, pyogenic granuloma, and epulis/papilloma.
The microscopic examination revealed a lesion showing proliferation of capillary sized blood vessels in a lobular pattern with mild inflammation; suggesting lobular capillary hemangioma (pyogenic granuloma).
Pyogenic Granuloma. A pyogenic granuloma is common benign vascular proliferation of the skin and mucous membranes that occasionally is located in the vulvar area [21, 22].
"Many diseases such as verucca, molluscum, milia, epidermal nevi, skin tags, pyogenic granuloma, etc., can be treated effectively by ED," they noted.
(2) The case reported here was presented with only an ulcerated lesion mimicking pyogenic granuloma and finally turned out to be lung cancer as the primary tumor metastasizing to the gingiva.