Pyogenic Granuloma (Lobular Capillary Hemangioma) Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 04, 2018
  • Author: Joseph C Pierson, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What is the pathophysiology of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What causes pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What is the global prevalence of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What are the racial predilections of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What are sexual predilections of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What is the prognosis of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What is included in patient education about pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What medications may trigger pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Pyogenic Granuloma (Lobular Capillary Hemangioma)?

Workup

What is the role of sonography in the workup of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

What is the role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

How are specimens obtained for histologic evaluation of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

Treatment

How is pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?

When is long-term monitoring indicated in the treatment of pyogenic granuloma (lobular capillary hemangioma)?