Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Pyogenic granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma

A 32-year-old woman presented with a dome-shaped with a tendency for easy bleeding pinkish nodule  aroused from the pulp of the middle finger after history of trauma by a splinter two days prior to the onset of the lesion appearance. On examination, a fleshy non-tender nodule about 1.5 cm diameter surrounded by a white macerated epidermal collorate giving a castle and moat appearance emerging from the palmar aspect of the distal phalanx of the middle finger was seen.

 

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