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Image Number 1274 (Pyogenic granuloma)


Diagnosis: Pyogenic granuloma

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 16


Description: Mutiple purplish nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Three weeks after intentional traumatic cut wounds to the scalp done as part of a traditional religious ritual habit, four purplish nodules have developed at the sites of traumatic wounds. These vascular nodules had easy bleeding tendency and they were partially covered with off-white crusts.

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