Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 1506 (Pyogenic granuloma)


Diagnosis: Pyogenic granuloma

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 24


Description: Vascular nodule with bleeding tendency.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis

History: A young adult man had severe nodulo-cystic acne treated with Isotretinoin 40 mg per day. One month from the start of therapy he developed a nodular lesion on his back amid the lesions of acne. His lesion had bleeding tendency on minor touch. Although most cases of Retinoid-induced PGs involve the fingers, however any other area may be affected.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Pyogenic granuloma"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas