Pyogenic Granuloma

Etiology

  • Benign vascular tumor

Risk Factors

  • Pregnancy
  • Childhood
  • Trauma

Symptoms

  • Bleeds easily
  • Grows rapidly (days-to-weeks)
  • Sometimes triggered by trauma
  • Most common on hands, feet, head/neck/trunk

Physical Exam Findings

  • Rapidly growing
  • Vascular, raised, red
  • Can look "beefy"

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