Annulare and Pyogenic Granuloma Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 26, 2019
  • Author: Richard Lichenstein, MD; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

  • Amelanotic melanoma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Annular elastolytic granuloma
  • Annular lichen planus
  • Bacillary angiomatosis (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Creeping eruption
  • Erythema annulare centrifugum
  • Erythema chronicum migrans
  • Erythema elevatum diutinum
  • Fibrosarcoma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Granuloma multiforme
  • Kaposi sarcoma
  • Lipoid proteinosis
  • Majocchi granuloma
  • Malignant melanoma (pyogenic granuloma) [8]
  • Metastatic lesions (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Necrobiosis lipoidica
  • Peripheral giant cell granuloma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Peripheral ossifying fibroma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Ringworm
  • Rheumatoid nodules
  • Squamous cell carcinoma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Subacute lupus erythematosus
  • Tuberculous granulomas
  • Verrucous carcinoma (pyogenic granuloma)
  • Verruca plana
  • Xanthomas

Differential Diagnoses