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Image Number 2027 (Pyogenic granuloma)


Diagnosis: Pyogenic granuloma

Site: Tongue

Sex: F

Age: 50


Description: Vascular nodule with bleeding propensity.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A spontaneously aroused, asymptomatic, rounded, dome-shaped vascular nodule surrounded at its base with an epidermal collarette of three weeks duration. The lesion had tendency for bleeding with minor touch or trauma. It was successfully cauterized and curetted under local anesthesia.    

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