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Image Number 2006 (Pyogenic granuloma)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Pyogenic granuloma

Site: Breast

Sex: F

Age: 45


Description: Vascular nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged woman with severe persistent nodulocystic acne resistant to conventional therapy had been put on systemic isotretinoin therapy (40 mg per day). Two months later she developed multiple pyogenic granulomas on the chest presented as pinkish nodules with easy bleeding tendency. All lesions had disappearead one to two months after stoppage of systemic retinoid.   

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