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Image Number 1618 (Pyogenic granuloma)

 
Morphology:
Nodule

Diagnosis: Pyogenic granuloma

Site: Finger

Sex: M

Age: 22

Type:

Description: Painless red nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young man subjected to severe trauma to one of his fingers three months ago. Few days post trauma the finger nail has been shed and few weeks later a small painless red nodule with easily bleeding tendency has appeared at the base of the lost nail approximately in the area overlying the nail matrix. The lesion has been cauterized and curated under local anesthesia.

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