Pyogenic granulomas

Caron M. Grin, MD

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Marti Jill Rothe, MD

These benign vascular tumors are sometimes seen in pregnancy.

Pyogenic granulomas. These benign vascular tumors are sometimes seen in pregnancy. The lesions present as dome-shaped tumors, often surrounded by a collarette of scale at the base (Figure). Pyogenic granulomas are friable and bleed easily with trauma.