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  • Pyogenic Granulomas
  • Pyogenic Granuloma

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    Pyogenic Granuloma

    A pyogenic granuloma manifests as a scarlet nodule composed of proliferating capillaries in an edematous stroma. The lesion tends to be friable and bleeds easily. It probably represents a vascular and fibrous response to injury.

    Image provided by Thomas Habif, MD.